Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Branded by the creative industry’s The Drum magazine as “adland’s activist” Matt is the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) at Ogilvy UK, the world’s most awarded advertising agency. He is also a DEI thought leader, frequent public speaker, LGBTQ+ campaigner and multicultural specialist. Matt’s career has spanned 18 years as a Healthcare communications expert, specialising in HIV advocacy.
As a British Diversity Award-winning and founding member of WPP’s LGBTQ+ network UNITE, he has front-line experience of empowering employee networks that drive organisational change. Matt currently sits in the European Association of Communications Agencies’ (EACA) DEI Task Force and on the Brand category judging panel of the British LGBT Awards.
As a proudly queer, multi-racial British Filipino, Matt is a patron of Pinxy Creatives UK: an organisation supporting British Filipinos in the media, arts and creative industries.