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Matt Hyde

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Matt Hyde has been Chief Executive of The Scout Association since April 2013. Prior to that he was Chief Executive of the National Union of Students for seven years during which time the organisation underwent transformational change.

Prior to joining NUS, Matt was General Manager of Goldsmiths College Students’ Union, Deputy General Manager of King’s College London Students’ Union, President of the University of London Union and President of Queen Mary and Westfield College Students’ Union. He has a first class degree in English from Queen Mary College, University of London and an MBA from Westminster Business School.

Matt has also worked in the voluntary sector over a number of years as a consultant and board member (for the Poetry Society and Student Volunteering England), is a trustee of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), a Patron of UNLOCK (the National Association of Reformed Offenders) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts. He was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from Queen Mary College in 2012.