Matt Levinson
Director Corporate Affairs

For media, speaking or other engagements, contact:

+02 83206750

Matt is a communication strategist and social change leader with senior experience in government, media and purpose organisations. 

At urban policy think tank Committee for Sydney, he leads communication, corporate affairs and cultural policy, as well as being a member of the senior management team guiding its program of advocacy, events and research. He is also a member of the NSW Government’s 24 Hour Economy Advisory Group, and a Board Director for creative not-for-profit 107 Projects.  

Matt is regularly called on for comment in the media, as well as panel conversations and keynotes, and produces and hosts the interview podcast ‘I might have a story for you.’

Before joining the Committee, he was a member of the Lord Mayor of Sydney’s leadership team as Communication Director, providing advocacy, policy, strategy and political advice, with responsibility for all outreach spanning the City of Sydney’s full suite of issues and operations. 

Matt also led national communication and public affairs programs for Australia for UNHCR and GetUp, and advised large corporates and government agencies as a consultant. He was part of a Eureka Prize winning team (2009), a Creative Sydney top 100 talent (2010), and created a crowdfunded journalism project that produced major investigative pieces including a Walkley Award winner (2015). 

Matt is a former journalist, campaigner and research scientist, with a lifelong passion for creative culture, nature and cities.