Matt is something of a “veteran” in recruitment terms with over 17 years of experience in international search, the last 13 of which having been dedicated solely to the international shipping industry. Matt has successfully established Shipping recruitment and search businesses and has helped pioneer the shore-based shipping market since 2002, having recruited from graduate to CEO level and everything in between. An active industry participant, Matt speaks and contributes regularly at events on talent and hiring issues within shipping. Matt is Fellow of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (FREC) and a certified Personality Profile Assessment (PPA) practitioner. He is also a proud “Cachalot” (a member of the Southampton Master Mariners Club) as well as an active member of the Propeller Club of London. Matt is also a firm supporter of the Sailors Society.