Matthew Light - Group Mergers and Acquisitions Director

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Matt is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant with over 20 years’ property industry experience. Matt joined the Group in 1998, initially as Leaders CFO. During this time, he was responsible for all financial compliance of the Group.

As the business grew, Matt became increasingly focused on growing the business through merger and acquisition and became Acquisitions Director for Leaders in 2015 and then Group Mergers and Acquisitions Director for the Group following the merger of Leaders and Romans in 2016. Matt is responsible for the acquisitions and merger strategy of the Group and has completed over 120 acquisitions since 2010.

Matt is married with 2 children and spends most of his weekends with his family, following his beloved Brighton & Hove Albion FC, home and away, and England whenever he can – he still hopes to see England win the World Cup in his lifetime.