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Chief Operating Officer, Nash Advisory

Matt Swannie


Matt Swannie

About Matt

Matt is an accomplished executive with over 30 years experience in large corporates and dynamic private enterprises. His role as Group Chief Operating Officer involves establishing and optimising operational and risk frameworks. With strong commercial acumen, Matt’s business decisions drive growth, efficiency, and performance.

Matt melds traditional leadership and technologically advanced platforms to assemble and manage team structures. His expertise in accounting and business administration is credited to previous roles in finance, accounting, legal and IT sectors.

He was a founding Partner at Summit Accountants & Business Advisors, advising Australian and foreign businesses. Matt’s expertise lies in business structuring, compliance and risk management, company secretarial obligations, business valuations and due diligence reviews, business funding models and developing sales and marketing strategies.

Prior to this, he held senior account management roles at MYOB and Remunerator, where he worked closely with clients designing and presenting software and salary packaging solutions to meet their specific needs. As Financial Controller at Arnold Bloch Leibler, he managed diverse tasks from daily productivity reporting and budgeting to assisting in the preparation of statutory accounts and tax returns for both the firm and the Partners’ private investment vehicles.

Through having worked for both market leaders and innovators, Matt has developed an owner-mentality. He is committed to thought-leading initiatives and for thinking differently.

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Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) Distinct
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Master of Business Administration
Deakin University Graduate School of Management
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Fellow of CPA Australia
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Call 1300 860 917

Areas of expertise

  • Executive leadership
  • Operational risk management
  • People management
  • Business development
  • Business process re-engineering
  • Contract negotiation
  • Strategic planning
  • Digital strategy
  • Management consulting
  • Financial reporting
  • Corporate tax
  • Crisis management
“Even if you’re on the right track; you’ll get run over if you just sit there” - Will Rodgers
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