Matthew Goldsworthy

Board Member (Co-opted)

Matthew Goldsworthy is an award-winning social entrepreneur and creative based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Winner of the 2020 AIMES Service to the Community Award, Matthew is the Founder and CEO of Youth Arts New Zealand and a regular consultant to nonprofits, Government agencies and creative sector organisations. Matthew has volunteered with many organisations including TEDxAuckland and Play It Strange, and has a keen interest in the development of youth volunteering. He is also a passionate musician and composer, having performed with New Zealand music icons Jamie McDell, Avalanche City (AKA Dave Baxter) and Jason Kerrison (Opshop), as well as performing for Mick Fleetwood and Bob Geldof as part of their visit to Aotearoa in 2019.