Matt Cooper

Matt Cooper

Chairman of Octopus

Date of Birth: 13/12/1966

Nationality: American (permanent UK resident)

Matt Cooper currently works as a non-executive chairman and/or director with a range of public and private companies. These include Octopus Capital Ltd, Imaginatik Plc, ClearlySo Ltd, VouchedFor Ltd, Tandem Bank, The National Centre for Circus Arts and IGF Invoice Finance Ltd.

Matt's areas of expertise include corporate strategy formulation, brand and marketing and implementation, organisational culture and design, and executive coaching and leadership.

Previously, Matt was Principal Managing Director of Capital One Bank Europe plc until leaving the company in 2001.

Originally from New Jersey, Matt graduated first in his class in Chemistry from Princeton University in 1988.