The founder and Managing Director of Aetas Partners, Matthew has over two decades of experience in the financial services sector. He is a passionate and motivated leader, with incisive vision and strategic skills.

Matthew specialises in forging strategic connections within the private client ecosystem, marking him as a prominent figure in the industry.

His career to date has largely been in the asset management industry, focusing on tax-advantaged products such as venture capital trusts, enterprise investment schemes, and inheritance tax services that leverage business relief. He has expertise in the development of innovative inheritance tax planning solutions that deliver tailored solutions for clients.

Prior to establishing Aetas, Matthew held the position of Business Development Director at a small asset management firm that specialized in Business Relief qualifying services. Notably, he earned an innovation award for pioneering a groundbreaking service that fostered collaboration among key professional advisers from diverse disciplines, enhancing their collective ability to assist families in mitigating inheritance tax.

Matthew has travelled extensively in Asia and in 2007, during a career break, he dedicated six months to volunteering in Nepal as an English teacher at an orphanage and school. This experience not only earned him a TEFAL qualification but also allowed him to learn the basics of the Nepali language. Namaste.