Matthew Pattinson

Title: Sauder S3i Graduate Intern (2011)

matthew p Matthew is currently completing his MBA at the Sauder School of Business, with a specialization in Supply Chain Management. He considers himself a conscious capitalist and enjoys working on projects that use business principles to solve social and environmental challenges.

After completing is Bachelor of Business Administration at Simon Fraser University, Matthew worked in international development and microfinance in Central America and West Africa.  During the 2008 Global Food Crisis, Matthew was working in Sierra Leone. Recognizing that some crisis’s causes were a result of environmental issues such as climate change, Matthew realized that a long-term solution to poverty in developing countries would need to include an environmentally sustainable world. In 2010, he returned home to Vancouver to complete an MBA and work on projects where he can think globally but act locally.