Matt is a social entrepreneur and community leader across Australia. At age 24, Matt founded the Typo Station youth project (now Evolve) where he was CEO for eleven years. Matt’s experience includes working at the Victorian Department of Planning and Community Development and consulting on projects that combine economic and community benefits. Matt has received a number of awards including the Sir Weary Dunlop ‘Young Australian of the Year’ Extraordinary Achievement Award and in 2004, Leadership Victoria’s (Fellow’s) Community Leader of the Year. He also sits on the board of the Telstra Foundation.