Matthew Patten

Political & Communications Director

Matthew was previously Chief Executive of the Mayor’s Fund for London, and CEO of The Lord’s Taverners. His career began in global marketing and was the founding CEO of global sports and entertainment agency, M&C Saatchi Sponsorship.

He was elected as a Member of the European Parliament for East Midlands in 2019. He sat on the Parliament’s Employment & Social Affairs Committee, and was a spokesperson on children & young people, social mobility and diversity.

Matthew’s non-executive Director roles include St John Ambulance, London Funders, The Oxford Literary Festival, and cross-party think tank, The Centre for Brexit Policy. He is also Chair of Governors at Ipswich High School.

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