Matthew is an entrepreneur, ecological designer, practitioner, and organic food systems advocate. He is on the SAOSO Steering Committee, Chairman of PGS SA and is an IFOAM Ambassador, working broadly in the sector as a solutions architect and designer. Matt is currently working as program manager for Care for the Planet at Geodegdacht farm in the Western Cape. He is also a permaculture consultant with Eco Synergy Designs Design Co-Operative.

Matt is passionate about youth development, sustainable human settlements, and working towards a sovereign, ethical and fair food system.