With a background in accounting, banking and venture capital, Matt assists the team with Finance / Treasury related activities at Inspire. Matt is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with Deloitte, and subsequently went on to work in the Leveraged Finance team at RBS.

Following this, Matt moved into the world of private investment, managing and leading a wide range of investments into fast-growing companies at Seneca Partners. He graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in Management with Accounting & Finance.

In his spare time, Matt enjoys watching and playing almost all sports, although predominantly football and golf, as well as spending time out and about with his two dogs. Matt also mentors a young person at Wigan Youth Zone.

  • Anne Marie Gaskell
    "I cannot wait for the Youth Zone to open, especially to see my own and other young people’s creativity come to life. This is a great chance for all our ideas to be heard." Anne Marie Gaskell
  • Councillor Bradley
    “People have been telling us that our young people need somewhere to go where they can enjoy their spare time and to help them fulfil their potential, this Youth Zone would deliver something exciting for all young people across Chorley. By working together we could create a top class facility, giving our young people somewhere they could be proud of.” Chorley Council Leader, Alistair Bradley
  • Andrew Turner
    "The young people of Chorley deserve an OnSide Youth Zone which will give them a safe and inspiring place to spend their leisure time, and we are on the road to making that dream a reality.” Chairman of Chorley Youth Zone, Andrew Turner