Matthew Prior, Former Group Chief Financial Officer
Matt joined Virtus Health in June 2021, and brings a deep understanding of the value drivers in healthcare as well as industry experience.
Having been an executive at Cochlear Limited (ASX:COH) since 2015, initially as Head of Strategy and then as Vice President Finance and Commercial Operations - Asia Pacific, Matt had responsibility for driving value across their operations in China, India, Japan, Korea, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand.
Matt also covered healthcare stocks for close to a decade as an equities analyst at Deutsche Bank, as Head of Healthcare Equities Research Asia Pacific at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Head of Equities Research Australia at Evans & Partners. This experience provided Matt with a rich insight into the structure of the industry as well as the impact of regulation and consumer trends. Prior to that, Matt spent a number of years in the corporate finance and values team at Deloitte.
Matt gained significant M&A and transactional experience both in Australia and Asia through his time at Deloitte, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Cochlear.