Matt is a member of the Dstl Executive and Head of Platform Systems Division. Dstl is the science inside UK defence and security and an executive agency of the Ministry of Defence (MOD), providing world class expertise and delivering cutting-edge science and technology (S&T) for the benefit of the nation and allies.
Dstl supplies specialist services to MOD and wider government, working collaboratively with external partners in industry and academia worldwide, providing expert research, specialist advice and invaluable operational support. As part of an unprecedented uplift to the defence budget, Dstl plans to spend in the region of an extra £1 billion with industry and academia over the next 4 years to tackle the threats we face beyond COVID-19.
Matt leads Dstl’s drive to increase collaboration with partners which has seen additional spending with SMEs and across its industry and research supplier ecosystem. Matt enjoyed #VFS19 as a visitor and is excited about the chance to inspire local businesses at #VFS21.