Chief Group Human Resources Officer at Allied Group
Naudi Matthew, A people’s man, professional but with a sense of humour, the media industry has been at the centre of most of Matthew’s working life. From a rookie reporter in 1986, to senior media roles, Matthew spent until 2006 working for the Sunday Times of Malta as Assistant Editor and Chief Sub-Editor. In 2007, he took on a new challenge within the company and was appointed Chief Group Human Resources Officer of the Allied Group of Companies. He is responsible for implementing the HR strategy for both Allied Newspapers Ltd. and Progress Press Co Ltd. His expertise lies in successfully directing the organizational planning and development through strategic initiatives and programmes while managing change in an ever-changing media environment, ensuring that talent, staff development and good employee relations are a constant within the organisation. His dream is to see more persons sitting in boardrooms who understood people. He also believes that the profession deserves more recognition and, through the FHRD, would like to continue to work towards the establishment of a national warrant for HR professionals.