Facilitator

Matthew Reed

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Matthew became Chief Executive of Marie Curie in February 2019 having previously served as Chief Executive of The Children’s Society and the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and as a director at Christian Aid.

Before that, Matthew was a parish priest where he had the privilege of caring for a number of people in the last chapter of their lives.

Matthew is passionate about social justice and inclusion and ensuring that everyone has the very best chance to thrive and flourish in all aspects of their life. This includes ensuring that everyone who is dying – and their families and loved ones – have the very best holistic support for life and clinical care they can.

Matthew is now leading Marie Curie in its aspiration for everyone who is dying – and their loved ones – to have the best possible quality of life and experience, and for that to reflect what is most important to them.

Matthew is also chair of New Horizon Youth Centre which provides unique, holistic support for young people in London experiencing homelessness.

He has a degree in Theology from the University of Oxford, a degree in Engineering and Management from the University of Nottingham, and a Masters in Management from the University of Surrey.

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