Matthew P. Keswick

Board Member

Matt Keswick is the President of Keswick Consulting, a Boston-based government relations and business development firm dedicated to helping organizations achieve maximum results when pursuing public policy objectives.

Prior to founding Keswick Consulting, Matt worked for three Massachusetts Governors, where he held several high-ranking personnel and policy positions. As Deputy Chief Secretary, he was responsible for overseeing more than 2,500 political appointments to several hundred boards and commissions, including many regulatory authorities. As a result, Matt forged many strong business and political relationships that endure to this day.

In his capacity as Assistant Chief of Staff, Matt was designated as a key administration liaison to the federal government, which included oversight of the Commonwealth’s Office of Federal Relations in Washington, DC; he also served as designee to the National Governors Association and the New England Governors Conference / Eastern Canadian Premiers.

Since departing state service, Matt has been active with dozens of political and philanthropic causes, including the Michael J. Fox Foundation, a cause close to his heart. His fundraising prowess has translated into millions of dollars raised for the various fundraising committees on which he has served.

Matt is a member of the Board of Diesel Direct and the Michael J. Fox Public Policy Council. He previously served as a member of the Board of Trustees at Cardinal Spellman High School, the Board of Trustees at Bridgewater State University and the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority. Matt is an alumnus of Boston College where he is an active with their alumni association. He and his wife, Christy, reside in Milton with their son, Anderson, and their dog, Zola.