Matt Finch

Associate Fellow

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Matt Finch helps companies, communities, and institutions to surface new ideas and bring them to action.

His work spans policy consultation, foresight and strategic direction, community engagement, and professional development for staff at all levels. He is an Associate Fellow of Saïd Business School.

Matt’s recent work includes workshop design and facilitation for the OECD, energy futures for Energy Consumers Australia, the future of Norwegian schools for the University of Oslo, impact evaluation methodologies for the Spanish Ministry of Culture & Sport, and an ongoing contribution as foresight consultant to the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 IMAJINE project on the future of regional inequality.

He has worked globally in the public, private, and non-profit sectors and in academia, and has advised clients across fields including healthcare, the law, education, and broadcast media. He has spoken in both the British House of Commons and the Australian Federal Parliament, and was a host of the OECD's 2020 Government After Shock pandemic podcast.

Matt holds a PhD in Modern Intellectual History from the University of London and has written on scenario planning for academic, specialist, and popular publications.


Matt teaches scenario planning on the MBA and Executive MBA, and has served as Lead Facilitator on the award-winning Oxford Scenarios Programme.

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