Matthew Hill

Matt Hill

Programme Director, Airports, Retail and Hospitality

Matt Hill joined London First in 2016 as Policy Programme Director for Hospitality, Retail and Leisure.

Matt leads on London First policy around tourism, retail and promotion of London as a destination for both. He works closely with partners on shared policy interests, including representing London first on our joint UK-China Visitor Alliance campaign and working with London & Partners to help deliver the Mayor’s Tourism Vision.

Matt began his career in audit with Ernst & Young in Hull before moving into policy, communications and public affairs — spending 3 years with a Defra body and 5 years in consultancy advising clients in the FMCG, retail, food and manufacturing sectors. In his spare time he co-chairs Out For sport, the umbrella body for London’s LGBT+ sports clubs and has a degree in European studies from the University of Hull.