Matthew is the Principle Strategic Humanitarian Alliances Advisor, at Compassion Int’l. Matt first became acquainted with Plant With Purpose while in university in the 1990s. He has more than 27 years of sector experience and joined the board in 2024. In addition to his work at Compassion Int’l, Matt has served in leadership roles with several organizations as well as been a part of UN and Humanitarian sector policy and thought leadership groups. He resides with his family in Friday Harbor, WA.