Matt Symonds

Independent Senior Advisor, Bain & Company


Matt Symonds is an independent business adviser and investor, with deep experience in retail financial services. He is a Senior Adviser to Bain & Company

Matt also pursues interests in the arts, politics, and charitable work

He was formerly a senior Partner in the London office of Bain & Company where he was the leader of Bain’s UK Financial Services practice

With 25 years years of global consulting experience in Financial Services, Matt has worked with retail banks, life assurers, asset managers, card issuers and private banks across the UK, Ireland, continental Europe, North America, Asia and Africa

He has worked on corporate strategy projects as well as JVs, restructurings, organisational effectiveness, acquisition strategies, and transformation programmes

He holds an MBA from INSEAD and an MA in English Literature from the University of Oxford