Matthew Birtch

Matthew Birtch
Matthew Birtch
Matthew is a Faculty member in Strategy at GIBS, and previously was the Head of Strategy and Africa Deal Strategy Leader at two global advisory firms. He has close to 20 years’ experience within strategic advisory. Having led high deal value local and international engagements in Sub Saharan Africa, Middle East, East Asia and Europe.
Matthew has been responsible in scaling client businesses as well as driving growth agendas. Having lived in these territories he has first-hand knowledge of the contextual business environment allowing him to tailor appropriate solutions for businesses seeking to drive profit in a sustainable manner.
Matthew focuses on Emerging Markets and has provided solutions around the assessment of the viability of firms with a particular focus on commercial due diligence of corporate entities participating in a Merger or Acquisition.
Matthew lectures on senior Executive programs and MBA classes in various institutions, presents at public forums as well as being a commentator on CNBC Africa, Bloomberg Africa and CCTV-9 news in Beijing.

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  • ​​Strategy
  • Finance 
  • Macro environment of business


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