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Matt Birney

Matthew (Matt) Birney was a Member of the WA Parliament for nearly eight years before voluntarily retiring at the 2008 election to pursue other interests. During that time he held the positions of Leader of the Opposition, Shadow State Treasurer for WA, Shadow Minister for Commerce and International Trade and Shadow Minister for Police. Mr Birney is also the former Deputy Chairman of the Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC) Joint Standing Committee which is the body that has oversight responsibility for the CCC. Prior to entering Parliament, Mr Birney commenced, owned and operated a string of successful businesses in various fields and he still maintains a number of private business interests today. Mr Birney was also the founding non-executive chairman of publicly listed carbon credit supplier Carbon Conscious at the time of its listing and oversaw the signing of carbon credit supply contracts worth up to $180m when fully executed. In 2013, Mr Birney started the government, investor and public relations firm Birney Corporate in West Perth. Mr Birney was a 2003 Business News 40under40 winner.
Bio last updated 28 May 2014

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Positions - Current

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Non-Executive Director
The 500 Club
The 500 Club
2015

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Non-Executive Director
Perth Racing
Perth Racing
2015 - 201821
Founder, Managing Director
Birney Corporate Communications
Birney Corporate Communications
2013 - 2016
Director
Cannings Purple
Cannings Purple
2016 - 20161
Non-Executive Chairman
LWP Technologies
LWP Technologies
2010 - 2014
Non-Executive Chairman
Alterra
Alterra
2008 - 2010102

Directors Interests

CompanyDateTransaction typeNumber of sharesPrice per shareTransaction valueNature of change
LWP Technologies13 Dec 2011Bought11,544$0.06$716On-market trade
LWP Technologies06 Dec 2011Bought148,456$0.06$9,204On-market trade
Source: Morningstar

Equity Capital Markets Deals

DateCompanyTransaction TypeTotal Value
02/02/12LWP TechnologiesPlacement$10.0m>>
08/09/14LWP TechnologiesPlacement$2.0m>>

Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

AnnouncedBidderTargetTransaction TypeTotal Value
12/05/14LWP TechnologiesEcoproppAcquisition$17.0m>>

Roles

2015
Non-Executive Director
Year started and most recent title

Share Transactions

13/12/11
$716 Bought
06/12/11
$9k Bought
Total value as at the date of the transaction
Source: Morningstar

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