Matt grew up hearing his best designamat.net friend’s family stories from Ethiopia, and his father’s lion encounter tales in the Serengeti, sparking an interest in Africa from a young age. When he was offered the opportunity to work for a charity in Uganda for a year, he knew this was his chance to live out his dream of living and working in the continent, and he never looked back. From teaching at a local school, to working on a wildlife project and as a Gorilla Trek Coordinator Intern, Matt has travelled all across Uganda and has spent time in every other country in the region.
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Matt is a projects lawyer with a focus on energy and major infrastructure projects, advising sponsors, developers, contractors, equity financiers, and lenders on construction, operation, supply and services agreements, regulatory compliance and risk, and he regularly assists with the resolution and determination of project disputes, closely supporting client litigator teams. He also heads the firm’s Africa Energy focus group and co-ordinates the firm’s energy practice across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Shaun Olivier is the National Sales Manager at Designa Mat, a matting specialist that supplies many of South Africa’s biggest corporations, including Ford Motor Company South Africa, Durr, Pick n Pay, Spar, and Specsavers, as well as hotels and shopping centres, and countless small to medium-sized businesses. He is an expert when it comes to branded entrance matting and promotional counter-top matting. In his spare time, he is an avid hiker and indoor rock climber.