Mr Matthews is a founding director of the Group. He previously held a role as an Executive Director and was responsible for negotiating and managing key relationships with banks and lending institutions, including product development and the Commercial line of business. Mr Matthews ceased to be an Executive Director and became a non-executive director on 1 May 2015. Mr Matthews has worked in the finance industry for more than 35 years and has been a licensed finance broker for more than 25 years. He is a former director of the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) and served on the MFAA’s National Brokers Committee for 12 years. Mr Matthews is also a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and a life member of the MFAA.