Matthew Scott is a Community Development specialist and academic currently working in a number of roles, including as a lecturer at London Metropolitan University. He is a Director of the Community Sector Coalition, which is a national network community sector organisations. Between 1996 and 2008 he worked in a community development role in South East London, including management of the Lewisham Community Empowerment Network. Prior to this he worked in the North East and Midlands in a number of roles
including as an advice worker, volunteer co-ordinator and manager
in several workers co-operatives.
Matthew is also a founding member of the Community Development Network London and has recently been awarded a PhD on the role of community development in relation to New Labour’s modernising local government agenda.
Matthew is currently Chair of the Editorial Board.