Matt Navarra

Social Media Consultant | Prolific Industry Tipster + Leaker | Strategist | Speaker | Commentator


About

Matt Navarra is one of the UK's most well-known and in-demand social media consultants. With over 15 years industry experience, Matt has worked with some of the world's biggest brands. His previous clients include BBC, ITV, ITN, United Nations, International Red Cross, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Mozilla, Monzo, and Pinterest. Earlier in his career, Matt was Director of Social Media at global technology news and events company The Next Web, and was a Digital Communications Advisor for the UK Government. In 2018, Matt founded 'Geekout'. Geekout is an ever-expanding community and suite of resources for social media professionals. His popular 'Geekout' group on Facebook has 22,000+ members. Matt also co-hosts his hit 'Geekout' podcast (35,000+ downloads), and produces a weekly Geekout Newsletter (8,000+ subscribers) curating all the latest industry news and updates. Matt is frequently invited to appear on BBC News, Sky News, NBC Europe, CNN and other news channels as a leading social media industry expert commentator.



Experience

Social Media Consultant

Matt Navarra Media

Cardiff / London

May 2018 – Present

Director of Social Media

TNW

London, United Kingdom

April 2013 – May 2018

Head of Content (Temporary position)

TNW

Cardiff, United Kingdom

June 2017 – December 2017

Digital Communications Lead

Government Digital Service

London, United Kingdom

February 2013 – March 2013

Digital Communications Manager

IPO UK

Newport, United Kingdom

February 2009 – March 2013

Senior Marketing Manager

Lloyds Banking Group

Cardiff, United Kingdom

April 2008 – February 2009

Senior Marketing Manager

Lloyds Banking Group

Cardiff, United Kingdom

April 2006 – February 2008

Graduate Management Trainee

RBS

London, United Kingdom

October 2002 – August 2005



Education

Business Studies

University of the West of England

1998 2002

Various

Bridgwater & Taunton College

1996 1998

Various

Clevedon School

1991 1996



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