Matthew Gardiner is the founder of Catch London, a global high growth FinTech consultancy, and leads NGO engagement at Techfugees, a tech community response to the needs of refugees with a presence in 30 cities in 26 countries.

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Matthew focuses on global NGO engagement with refugees and international technologists at Techfugees.

Moved by the plight of refugees in Europe in September 2015, Matthew joined a voluntary team of technologly industry people led by Mike Butcher, the Editor-atlarge
of TechCrunch.com.

In its first 48 hours the Techfugees Facebook Group and Twitter account grew
exponetially.

Since then, Techfugees has grown to over 15,000 members of worldwide, with
local chapters in 30 cities and 26 countries.

Online and offline partner events demonstrate a huge desire amongst the tech
community to help refugees.

Matthew consults on emergence, sustainability and cyber security in the fast
changing world of technology.

He has recently worked on a BAFTA winning short film ‘Home’ dedicated to
refugees an co-comissioned by UNHCR from Director, Daniel Mulloy.