Matthew Spacie, MBE

matthewFormerly Chief Operating Officer of Cox and Kings and Founder of, Matthew comes with extensive experience in senior positions within the corporate sector and an intuitive understanding of the needs of the development sector.

In 1999, Matthew established Magic Bus, and he has grown the organization from volunteers conducting informal rugby sessions and one-off outdoor camps for disadvantaged children, into a premier organization working in the area of mentoring less privileged children from childhood to livelihood. Matthew has been elected an Ashoka Fellow, a TED Fellow and more recently an ACSEP Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy (ACSEP) Fellow. In 2007, he was awarded an MBE for services to children in the Commonwealth.