Matthew Guy was elected Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Victorian Liberal Party in December 2014.
First elected to Parliament in November 2006, Matthew was re-elected in 2010, and again in 2014 for the seat of Bulleen in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. In December 2010, he was appointed Victorian Minister for Planning and appointed Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship in 2014.
Prior to entering Parliament, Matthew had worked at the Victorian Farmers Federation, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, and in political roles for Premier Jeff Kennett and Federal Assistant Treasurer Rod Kemp.
The son of a migrant, Matthew was born in Greensborough and raised in Montmorency. He has a Bachelor of Arts in politics and history from La Trobe University and completed postgraduate Ukrainian studies at Monash University.
Matthew and his wife Renae have three children – Joseph, Samuel and Alex. He enjoys taking his sons to AusKick and is a member of Plenty Valley FM, the St Kilda Football Club and the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Invitations will be sent to all members in July.