Matthew Gerber BCom MIntStud(Syd) was first elected as a Fellow of Paul’s College in 2010, Matthew is also a two-time attendee of the College. He first attended as an undergraduate between 1993-1996 and then as a postgraduate in 2001. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and a Master of International Studies (Merit) from the University of Sydney, as well as a Diploma of Investor Relations.
Matthew enjoyed an active residential life during his own years at the College, playing Warden’s Own Rugy, coxing the College Rowing Crew, singing in the Chapel Choir, conveyancing events and tutoring as a postgraduate. He was elected as Treasure of the Students’ Club Committee in 1995 and Senior Student in 1996.
Enjoying a broad-ranging career, Matthew has worked in stockbroking as an equity analyst within the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (including a diplomatic posting to Pakistan and a short-term posting to Timor Leste) and as a Singapore-based role as a political and security risk analyst covering the Asia Pacific and China.
After returning to Australia in 2008, Matthew’s career in corporate affairs and investor relations saw him working for several ASX-listed companies in the resources and agribusiness sectors. Here, he gained experience and expertise in stakeholder engagement, strategic communications, risk management and financial planning – skills he brings to his role as an elected Fellow of the College.
Matthew is a member of the congregation at Christ Church St Laurence (Railway Square) and lives in Enmore with his wife Elizabeth and their two children.