Matt Austen

Group Director of Strategy, Corporate Development & Sustainability

Matt joined the Group in September 2022 and is responsible for Strategy, Corporate Development, Sustainability, Climate and Economics as well as Innovation & Partnerships.

Prior to joining NatWest, Matt was Managing Partner of Oliver Wyman’s Financial Services Practice in Europe and in a career spanning over 25 years advised clients on a broad range of strategic and transformational issues.

Matt holds an MA in Economics with Modern Languages (French and Spanish) from the University of Cambridge.