MATT CONNELL FCPHR – VICTORIA STATE PRESIDENT
Executive Workplace Consultant
After completing a degree in Management (majoring in HR), Matt has worked in Community Services/Not for Profits, Local Government, Travel, and Hospitality in various head of HR roles. During this time, he has started HR/OD and People & Culture functions in medium to large organisations leading highly engaged teams to manage complex IR/ER issues in challenging industries and environments. He is currently the General Manger, People & Culture for a newly merged organisation, Multicultural Community Services Geelong.
An experienced speaker and presenter, Matt is passionate about developing constructive leadership capabilities in others so they may better empower, engage and enhance performance in their own team members.
Matt has been a Councillor of AHRI in Victoria since 2015 and was nominated by his peers as Victorian State President role since the start of 2019. As a certified HR practitioner Matt is a passionate advocate for the industry in this volunteer role.