Head of Corporate Communications

A former journalist, Matt has worked in police communications for the last 21 years, directing the strategic and tactical approach towards internal communications, marketing, public engagement, media relations and crisis management.

Currently seconded to South Yorkshire Police from Nottinghamshire Police where he is the Head of Corporate Communications, Matt has worked both as an in-house director of communications and as a consultant to many forces in the UK and overseas. He has helped Police forces manage the communications aspects to a number of significant issues including the Soham Murders in Cambridgeshire in 2002 and has restructured numerous in-house communications teams.