Matt re-joined Aston as a lecturer in Finance and Accounting in January 2006. Matt is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, having qualified with Price Waterhouse in 1992. In 1993, Matt joined Aston for the first time, before taking up a position as Director of ATC’s Continuing Professional Development Division in 1999. Following ATC’s acquisition by FTC in 2003, Matt became a Senior Training Consultant in FTC’s Corporate Training Division.
Matt’s teaching interests cover all aspects of finance and accounting, but he has a particular interest in ‘Value Creation’. He has published a number of books and articles in this area, including ‘Shareholder Value’ (published by the Financial Times 1997), ‘Value Based Management: Context and Application’ (Wiley, 2000), ‘Managing for Shareholder Value’ (Informa, 2001) and ‘Shareholder or Stakeholder Value: The Development of Indicators for the Control and Measurement of Performance’ (CIMA, 2001).
Matt has more than 12 years’ experience of designing and delivering customised training and development programmes on all areas of finance and accounting and on Value Creation specifically. He has extensive experience of working with private and public sector organisations, and his international experience includes assignments in France, Germany, Australia, Hong Kong and the United States. His clients have included Aon, Advantage West Midlands, Biffa, Britvic, BSkyB, BT, Cadbury Schweppes, Carillion, CSFB, Daily Mail Group, Department of Health, Irish Civil Service, Goldman Sachs, Jacobs Babtie, Kier, Lafarge, Lloyds TSB, Rolls-Royce, Shell and the Welsh Development Agency.