BA (Hons), LLB (Hons)
Harvard Business School Executive Course, Leading Global Businesses
Aspen Institute Seminar, Leadership, Values and The Good Society.

Mat has Founded several successful companies based on a core belief in democratising access to world class education.

These companies range from for-profit businesses developing the world’s leading degree programs, to philanthropic education focussed on Africa.

Mat works together with Presidents, Prime ministers, Nobel Prize Winners and CEO’s to disrupt traditional education that drives meaningful impact spanning over 25 countries.

Mat serves as an advisor to:

  • The Victorian International Education Ministerial Advisory Roundtable
  • The Federal Trade Minister AEIE 2025 advisory group for international education
  • Mentoring through the Clinton Global Initiative
  • UNESCO as a guest judge
Sanctuary Lion Reserve, Zambia

Sanctuary Lion Reserve, Zambia



Interview with Sky Business News on entrepreneurship in education.

With Australia's Chief Scientist Alan Finkel AO FAA FTSE

With Australia's Chief Scientist Alan Finkel AO FAA FTSE

With Virgin Group Founder, Richard Branson o n Necker Island, British Virgin Islands

With Virgin Group Founder, Richard Branson on Necker Island, British Virgin Islands

At Linda Community School, Zambia

At Linda Community School, Zambia

With US President, Bill Clinton in New York

With US President, Bill Clinton in New York


With former Prime Minister, t he Hon Julia Gillard MP

With former Prime Minister, the Hon Julia Gillard MP

With General David Petraeus, former Director of the CIA

With General David Petraeus, former Director of the CIA

With Former President of Botswana, HE Sir Ketumile Masire GCMG, at his home in Gabarone

With Former President of Botswana, HE Sir Ketumile Masire GCMG, at his home in Gabarone

Deakin University VC Jane den Hollander and Mat host the Vice President of the republic of Zambia, Inonge Wina, in Australia

Deakin University VC Jane den Hollander and Mat host the Vice President of the republic of Zambia, Inonge Wina, in Australia