Matthew Johnson

Managing Director - Strategy and Alliances

Matthew, a co-managing director and co-founder of the Simplicity Loans & Advisory Group, hails from Sydney and boasts an impressive career in the financial services sector with a focus on commercial lending and relationship banking. His journey commenced as a graduate with the National Australia Bank in 2003, where he spent 12 years in the Business Bank, assuming various roles that included overseeing a senior portfolio of diverse commercial clients within Sydney’s central business district.

In 2014, Matt transitioned into the realm of broking, originating transactions spanning a wide spectrum of industries and client profiles. These included large wholesalers, manufacturers, import/exporters, construction projects, professional services firms, and commercial investments catering to affluent families and overseas-owned enterprises. His commitment to client satisfaction is unwavering, characterised by a profound passion for problem-solving, solution development, and seeing people realise their potential.

Within the finance industry, Matt is renowned for fostering a sense of community and camaraderie. Beyond his professional pursuits, he possesses a passion for sports and enjoys globe-trotting to live sporting events in the company of friends. Cricket, rugby, and golf hold special places in his heart, and his bucket list includes experiencing a test match at Lords, a round of golf at St Andrews and attending a Wallabies test in Dublin.