Matthew Beach is a finance and investment professional with over 20 years of experience in acquiring, building and selling businesses across a range of industries domestically and internationally. Mr Beach is a partner at MH Carnegie & Co, a leading private equity and alternative asset manager. He was the founding chief executive of Global Aviation Asset Management (GAAM), an international aircraft leasing business. Mr Beach grew GAAM from a startup to a fleet of 53 commercial aircraft, valued at $2 billion, and successfully sold the portfolio to the NYSE-listed FLY Leasing Limited in October 2011. He was an executive director of Liberman Family's LJCB Investment Group, one of Australia's largest family offices. He has worked on M&A transactions in industries ranging from aviation and property to advertising and marketing, and has experience in capital markets transactions, preparing businesses for IPO, managing the underwriting of equity capital raisings and preparing bidder's statements for ASX takeovers.