Matt Ralston

Chief Operating Officer

Matt joined the Nossal Institute in 2016 and loves making the Nossal’s work happen and seeing the impact it has! He is an established, reliable, resourceful, collaborative and high performing executive with proven leadership experience in commercial, NGO and University sectors in Asia Pacific and Europe.

Matt has an undergraduate Arts degree with a focus on SE Asian politics and development, Indonesian and English literature. He has a Master of Marketing, a Graduate Certificate in Management and speaks Bahasa Indonesia.

Matt has a strong track record leading and managing large-scale, multi-disciplinary programs and operations targeted to the poor and disadvantaged with Health being a focus since 2011. He has a depth of experience building effective relationships with complex clients and stakeholders, including government and major donors coupled with business development and strategic marketing expertise, including tracking and analysing client and sector trends to inform strategy and management decision-making.

Matt is highly-focused and has a reputation of effective and timely delivery and success driving and implementing organisational change and development initiatives.