Matthew joined the Board in August 2009 and is now Chairman of Martlets Clinical Governance Committee. Prior to retirement in 2011 Matthew was a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust from 1986.

During this time Matthew was also appointed as co-Chair, with the Director of Nursing, of the Directorate of Professional Practice and Clinical Governance and Director of Infection Prevention and Control, as part of his role as Medical Director.