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Dr Mark Matthews

B.A. (Hons). M.Sc. D. Phil

Mark Matthews is a strategy advisor to governments, universities and non-profit organisations. His remit spans diagnostic assessments of organisational capability, innovation strategy work,  investment appraisal and evaluations, ‘uncertainty aware’ risk management methods, and executive education. He is a Special Advisor to Steer Economic Development in the UK and a Director of Velocius Intelligentia Ltd (a research and advisory company).

Mark’s experience spans public policy, heading-up an international science and research collaboration facilitation unit, and establishing and running a government policy think tank. His public policy work has focused on on science and innovation policy and on the management of uncertainty and risk. He has also fostered industry-academic collaboration and worked on industry technology strategy issues. Much of this experience covers the UK/Europe and Australia. He has a reputation as an effective strategist, creative and trusted advisor to governments and as a senior executive capable of delivering complex and politically sensitive missions. Mark also has previous experience in a number of consulting companies, including establishing and running his own small consulting business.

Research & think tank affiliations: University Fellow, Northern Institute, Charles Darwin University (Australia), Associate, The Work Foundation (UK),

Mark is based in Sheffield (UK).

Email: mark.matthews@me.com