Matt Bekier is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of The Star Entertainment Group Limited, one of Australia’s leading casino and entertainment groups. The Star Entertainment Group (formerly Echo Entertainment Group) owns and manages casino, hotel and resort destinations in Sydney, at the Gold Coast and in Brisbane.

Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in April 2014, Matt held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of the company.Until June 2011, Echo Entertainment Group was part of Tabcorp Holdings, Australia’s premier diversified gambling company. In November 2015, the company changed its name to The Star Entertainment Group.

Matt joined Tabcorp in early 2006 as Chief Financial Officer after holding various roles with McKinsey and Company for 14 years, where he focused on building a substantial practice in both post-merger management and financial services, working across four continents.

Qualifications

Mr Bekier holds a degree in Economics and Commerce as well as a PhD in Finance from St Gallen University in Switzerland. He is an honorary adjunct professor at Macquarie University.