Matthew Tukaki has led some of the largest social investment and social impact projects in the world and is an expert and trusted advisor when it comes to the identification and development of social investment opportunities across Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
After leading one of the world’s largest employment companies through the heights of the global financial crisis, in 2010 Matthew founded the Sustain Group & EntreHub, which became one of the Asia Pacific’s largest social investment organisations. In the same year Matthew was the first Australian Representative elected by business and industry to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). He was also the first UNGC Local Network Representative to have been appointed to the Governing Board of the UNGC by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.
In 2014, Matthew was appointed as the inaugural Chair of the International Advisory Board Joint Initiative between the United States National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Centre, the United States National Science Foundation’s new Centre for Sustainability Research and the University of Sydney. He is also a Director of Suicide Prevention Australia; has been the Chairman of Board for Splash International and Drake WorkWise; a former Director of the Board of the AICC and former Chair of Deakin Universities Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organisations Advisory Board.