Matthew Swift is the Co-Founder & CEO of Concordia. Since its inception in 2011, Matthew has grown Concordia into a reputable and impactful nonpartisan organization dedicated to actively creating, elevating, and sustaining cross-sector partnerships for positive social impact.
Matthew’s passion for entrepreneurship, global affairs, and collaboration has led to Concordia being recognized as the preeminent global hub for cross-sector partnerships. Under the leadership of Matthew and his business partner, Nicholas Logothetis, Concordia has hosted numerous global summits and practitioner-level convenings. Concordia has now held eleven Annual Summits in New York City, with the most recent held in September 2021. The Concordia Annual Summit is the largest and most inclusive nonpartisan forum alongside the UN General Assembly. Concordia has also held regional summits in Miami, Bogotá, Athens, Madrid, and London. Matthew has brought together an impressive group of international leaders to serve on Concordia’s Leadership Council, which is comprised of Heads of State from around the world and top CEOs from multinational corporations.
Prior to establishing Concordia, Matthew spent six years in the media industry, holding positions within News Corporation and its subsidiaries, Fox News Channel, British Sky Broadcasting, and the New York Post. He has also spent considerable time on Capitol Hill, working for Senator John Warner of Virginia and the Business Roundtable.
Matthew is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Matthew is a Senior Executive Advisor to SAS and a Senior Advisor to Rubicon. He serves as an Advisory Council Member to the Inter-American Foundation and he is an Air Mobility Command Civic Leader with the United States Air Force. He sits on the board of the Seleni Institute.
Matthew holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University.