Matthew Campbell

BA BSocSc(Ottawa), LLB(Syd), barrister-at-law

The Assistant Sub-Warden, like the Sub-Warden, lives on-site and is responsible for discipline and after-hours management. The current Assistant Sub-Warden is Matthew Campbell.

Prior to arriving in Australia to rejoin family in 2008, Matthew completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology as well as Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Criminology at the University of Ottawa and Carleton University in Ontario, Canada. Following on from his undergraduate studies he worked in a number of correctional facilities, penitentiaries and headquarters in Canada at the Federal and Provincial levels, in a variety of roles including social work program delivery, forensic assessment, offender management, and investigations. In these roles he also conducted liaison work with a number of law enforcement agencies including in the United States and Europe along with Interpol.

Immediately prior to arrival in Australia he was working in private clinical psychological practice as a psychometrist specializing in clinical assessment for psycho-educational disabilities and educational re-training placement, as well as neuro-psychological injury rehabilitation.

After arriving at St Paul’s College in 2008, he completed a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) through the Graduate Stream at the University of Sydney, specializing in Advanced Criminal Law, and Advanced Litigation & Evidence Law. He was appointed Assistant Sub-Warden of the College in August 2009 and elected Intercollegiate Representative of the Senior Common Room in 2010. He has been awarded the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice by the College of Law of New South Wales and admitted as a Lawyer to the NSW Supreme Court. He is also a registered Lawyer of the High Court and as such is a Barrister and Solicitor who practices in Criminal Trial Law and General Civil Litigation in private practice.

His extra-curricular involvement includes volunteering with Surf Lifesaving Australia, and acting as a Rowing Coach and Rower with Leichhardt Rowing Club, having rowed with Sydney University Boat Club (SUBC) during his time at College while studying Law, and previously with his University team in Canada at an elite inter-varsity level.