Matt Smith


Director of Policy & Research

Matt oversees the research, policy and network activities of the Centre for Entrepreneurs. He was recruited by Luke Johnson in 2013 to design, launch and run the Centre as a think tank, before merging it with the New Entrepreneurs Foundation in 2017 to create a unified entrepreneurship foundation.

Previously, Matt co-founded student enterprise charity NACUE and worked at Enterprise UK. He also helped launch the European Startup Network and served as board member from 2016-2019