Mathew Nelson
Can innovation make the planet resource-rich instead of resource-scarce?

Mathew Nelson

EY Global Climate Change and Sustainability Services Leader

Leading a purpose-driven team that shares a common passion for creating positive impact. Workplace diversity and equality advocate. Engineer. Father of two boys. Australian Football League fan.

Mathew is the EY Global Leader for Climate Change and Sustainability Services and a member of the Global Financial Accounting Consulting Services executive leadership team. He has nearly 20 years’ experience in providing advisory and assurance services related to sustainability, nonfinancial reporting, climate change and energy, outcomes measurement, and environment, health and safety.

Prior to joining EY, Mat worked in the petrochemical industry as an operations engineer as well as a human resources analyst in the Financial Services sector. He also has significant experience in providing commercial advice to the cleantech sector and government.

Mat is a board member of the Earthwatch Institute and the MEMS-MIDP Industry Advisory Board. He holds a master’s degree in Environment and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Melbourne.

How Mathew is building a better working world

“Our teams are helping build a better working world by helping businesses respond to societal, environmental and economic challenges resulting from shifting market demands and the changing economic and regulatory environment. We help our clients build long-term value by managing risk and opportunity and measuring, communicating and assuring nonfinancial performance.” 

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