Mat has over 18 years’ experience in governance, most of this involved in outdoor adventure sports retail, in particular snow and bike.
Mat is the current President of the New Zealand Snow Industries Federation and Head of Sales for Cardona Alpine Resort. He has extensive knowledge and experience in outdoor retail as a Director of R&R Sports and Torpedo7. He has skills in operations, finance, marketing, sponsorship, procurement and human resources.
He has first hand experience at high performance sport having competed in athletics, mountain biking and adventure racing. Mat has a sound understanding of snow sports trends and digital marketing.
Mat was first elected to the Snow Sports NZ Board in October 2016 and re-elected in October 2019.