Matt grew up in a large town and started off his shooting career with ferreting and rough shooting, whilst learning the field craft of the sport Matt found a great appreciation for other country sports and the people they involve.
Matt has held gamekeeping and forestry management roles, and for the past 4 years before joining BASC Matt was the head keeper and gamekeeping lecturer at the same college he graduated from 15 years earlier.
Running a shoot, not only from the keeper’s point of view but from that of the shoot manager’s has given Matt a good knowledge of all aspects of the role from organising shoot days, bird rearing, woodland management, dogging in to health and safety.
Matt is passionate about shooting sports and countryside management and is keen to introduce and educate newcomers to gamekeeping and shooting sports.
He is a keen enthusiast in all shooting and hunting sports whether it is deer stalking, game shooting, wildfowling, fishing, ferreting or beating.