Matthew Goldsworthy

CEO & Founder | Youth Arts New Zealand | Aotearoa New Zealand

Matthew Goldsworthy is an award-winning social entrepreneur and creative from Aotearoa New Zealand who is CEO & Founder of Youth Arts New Zealand (YANZ). Matthew is a champion of youth leadership, purpose-driven business models and the power of creativity in wellbeing. He is also passionate about the role of strong governance in organisations, having held board and advisory roles with Social Enterprise World Forum, Volunteering New Zealand and Play It Strange. Matthew is also a co-founder of the social enterprise Goodness Digital, a passionate musician and composer and a regular adviser to government and community organisations. In 2020, Matthew won the AIMES Service to the Community Award.