Matt Nacard is an Executive Director and Head of Australia / NZ Research and Offshore Sales for Macquarie Group. Matt joined Macquarie in 2001 in the Australian equities business. In 2005 he transferred with Macquarie to Hong Kong where he was a Regional Property Analyst and then Head of Hong Kong Research, returning to Sydney in 2010. Matt’s current responsibilities include the management of 50 professionals in Macquarie’s highly rated domestic equities research team including the fostering of key institutional relationships and strategic planning for the business. He is also responsible for Macquarie’s Hong Kong, New York and London based sales teams responsible for selling Australian equities into local institutions.
Matt has had involvement in Macquarie linked social programmes such as the School for Social Entrepreneurs and is currently a Non-executive Director and Chairman of Baytr, a not for profit organisation that deals with youth mental health issues. Prior to his time at Macquarie, Matt worked at Lend Lease Corporation for 10 years in various property management, leasing and asset management roles. Matt lives in Sydney with his wife, daughter and young son and enjoys most sports, reading and travelling. He has a Bachelor of Commerce with merit from UNSW.