Matt Birtch has significant experience on private equity clients on evaluating Telecommunications, Media, and Technology (TMT) investments as a specialist in commercial diligence and working with large operators on M&A and creating value growth strategies. He has experience in assisting SaaS businesses, and linear and nonlinear media to create value and manage digital disruption. Prior to Altman Solon, Matt was Head of Deal Strategy for South East Asia at KPMG, based in Singapore. He also served as Deal Strategy Leader for Africa at Strategy&, at which he opened offices in Johannesburg, Nairobi, and Lagos. Matt was head of Corporate Development at Naspers and worked in Private Equity roles for firms in Shanghai and Beijing. He began his consulting career at EY in London.

Matt graduated from Rhodes University in South Africa, before receiving a finance honors degree from WITS Business School and an Executive MBA GIBS Business School. He is a Clinical Professor in the field of strategy for competitiveness for both executive education and MBA programs.