Matt has been on stage since he could first walk and has a true passion for performing. He began in the cruise industry in 1998, becoming a Cruise Director five years later.

As a Cruise Director, Matt worked in all markets from the Caribbean and Alaska, to Europe and the Middle East, but specialized in longer itineraries, repositionings and was the Cruise Director for Royal Caribbean International's entry into the Australian market in 2007 and shortly after began the company's first cruises in Asia aimed at a locally sourced market, sailing out of Singapore, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

In 2011, Matt joined the Norwegian Epic, one of the world's largest and most innovative cruise ships, as Entertainment Director, managing the largest entertainment team at sea and working with brands such as Blue Man Group, Legends in Concert, Howl at the Moon and The Second City.

In addition, Matt is now working with other entertainers, producing stage shows specifically designed for cruise ships. As well as being an experienced manager and program creator, Matt still enjoys hosting stage and television shows and has his own vocal performance show. For 2014 Matt is working as Cruise Director on "The World".