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Matt Guthridge is a senior member of the firm’s global Energy & Natural Resources Practice, leading the team in Australia and New Zealand. He is based in Melbourne.
Matt joined Russell Reynolds Associates after three years as Executive General Manager, Strategy & Transformation, with ASX-listed energy infrastructure company AusNet Services. In this role, he led the development and execution of the firm’s corporate strategy, M&A, enterprise transformation and sustainability agendas. Prior to this, Matt held senior roles in some of the world’s most prestigious management consulting firms in Australia and London. He was Head of Utilities Transformation for The Boston Consulting Group, developing and supporting strategic transformation projects for major Australian utilities clients. Previously, he was a Consulting Partner and co-leader of the Energy, Utilities and Mining Sector for PwC Australia, managing a substantial P&L and team of equity partners while advising clients on corporate planning, leadership, risk culture and restructuring. Matt began his advisory career with McKinsey & Company, leaving as an Associate Partner serving clients globally on leadership and talent issues as part of the firm’s global Organization Practice and Global Energy and Materials Practice. During his time at McKinsey, Matt played a central role in the development of the Firm’s thinking on organizational health and talent management strategy.
EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS
Matt earned his BSc and Graduate Diploma in educational psychology from Monash University and his Doctor of Psychology, organizational/industrial, from The University of Melbourne.