SINCE 1997
Matt Heron

Matt Heron

General Manager | SMATS Group

As General Manager, Matt is responsible for developing and executing improved strategies to deliver continual enhancements across all business entities and international offices, with the primary vision to maintain SMATS Groups position as international market leader and ensure the quality of our services to our valued clients and partners. Matt works closely with all stakeholders to identify new business development opportunities.

“SMATS Group delivers a unique service to Australian expatriates and international investors. SMATS Group is focused on ensuring the integrity of our service and exceeding expectations in a timely, effective and ethical manner.”

Matt returns to SMATS Group, after previously establishing the Dubai office as the Operations Manager. As a 15 year Australian expat, SMATS client and shareholder, Matt successfully self-funded his retirement back to Australia aged just 45. Coming out of retirement, Matt brings an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience to ensure other Australian expats optimise their financial opportunities.

His previous experience has been in highly specialised and technical project engineer and management positions, working on multi-million dollar equipment for the Australian Air Force and one of the largest airline companies worldwide. Matt was recognised and awarded for developing technical training programs for engineering personnel. He also established new international standards for specialised technical personnel training and qualifications within aviation flight training.

Aside from Matt’s passion in financial investments, he is known to be meticulous, energetic and client focused. He loves camping in Australia and travelling abroad. He also loves the ocean and is an enthusiastic ocean sailor, surfer and kite surfer.