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Matthew is the Director General of the Zoological Society of London, and leads its efforts to save animals species and their habitats around the world.


Before that he was the CEO of NHSX, where he led digital transformation in the NHS, including the creation of the NHS Covid Pass.

Matthew was previously the government’s Director General for Digital and Media Policy, the British Ambassador to Israel, where he set up the UK-Israel Tech Hub, and the UK government’s Director of Cyber Security. He has also completed diplomatic postings in Tehran, Islamabad, Washington and Manila.