Matt Allen

Research Associate | Monash University | Australia

Matt has been involved in non-profits and social enterprises for the past 15 years, working in a range of roles including business development, management, advisory, research and consulting. He is currently working as a Research Associate at Monash University, a Senior Research Assistant at the Yunus Centre Griffith University, and as a consultant with the Social Impact Hub. His work to date has focussed on grassroots economic development, systems change, popular education and circular economy social enterprise. His current work with Monash University involves a partnership with government agencies, social enterprises and non-profits to explore the contributions of reuse to the circular economy and to develop policies and programs that support the growth of waste-focussed social enterprises. Matt holds an MBA (Social Impact) from UNSW, and is a Churchill Fellow (2019).