Matt Jones

Matt is a public place leader with two decades’ experience working in leadership, strategic anddelivery roles in world-class public precincts. He specialises in bringing public spaces to life through considered strategy, and real-world tactical nous. Matt’s professional background includes executive general management, event and program producing, venue management, strategic business development and client advocacy, in Australia and the United Kingdom. For 10 years, Matt managed the renowned events program at Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square, which featured a year-round public program of over 2000 events and activities – spanning large scale concerts, multicultural community festivals, original art commissions, commercial activations, live performances and a 24/7 screen-based digital program, including the capital development of the precinct’s major new Digital Facade. Matt has now joined Urban Screens as General Manager, part of the leadership team driving forward new strategic, consultancy and project-based initiatives.