Matthew Goldsworthy

CEO | Youth Arts New Zealand | Aotearoa New Zealand/UK

Matthew Goldsworthy is a 24-year-old social impact leader from Aotearoa New Zealand, now based in London. He is the Founder of Youth Arts New Zealand (YANZ), a nonprofit social enterprise with a vision for every young person across Aotearoa to know the worth of their creative identity. Programmes range from creative sector internships and paid gig work opportunities to creative writing workshops in corrections facilities and community spaces. Matthew has also recently co-founded Goodness Digital, a tech-driven social enterprise empowering purpose-driven organisations to share their stories with the world. He is passionate about community-led development, the creative arts and youth leadership.