Matthew Guest

Policy Manager - Place, Knowledge Exchange & Industrial Strategy
@ GuildHE

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  • Bio

Matthew Guest is the Policy Manager (Skills, Place & Knowledge Exchange) for GuildHE, the representative body for specialist and smaller universities and colleges within the UK. In particular he focuses on knowledge exchange; partnership policy and Brexit. He supports the work of GuildHE Research. Matthew is also a Research Associate for the Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy (CGAP) at the Business School, City, University of London. 

Matthew has been the Marketing Manager for a medium-sized charity. He previously worked for five years at the Centre for Charity Effectiveness at City, University of London, project managing programmes including the Lord Mayor of the City of London’s Charity Leadership Programme and coordinating business development activities. Prior to this, Matthew was the Director for Student Development & Activities at the University of St Andrews Students’ Association. 

Outside of work, Matthew serves on the PCC for Battersea Parish Church. He was previously the Honorary Treasurer and Trustee at Community Southwark for six years. He also enjoys playing badminton and tennis.

Matthew holds an MSc in Voluntary Sector Management from City and an MA in Classics from St Andrews.

  • My Upcoming Events

  • Research Impact: Exploring the Roadmap

    • 07-10-2021
    • 09:25 - 16:35
    • The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester