“Seriously ill children and their families are indebted to Matt Hayden for his contribution to building a new Ronald McDonald House at South Brisbane. As Co-Patron of ‘The Power of Love Campaign‘ (with Gordon Tallis), Matt has inspired others within the community to get behind the Campaign to raise $20m to help build our new House.
His enthusiasm for the causes he represents is infectious! He is a powerhouse motivational speaker and a remarkable Ambassador for Ronald McDonald House.”
Chair Ronald McDonald House South East Queensland
“Matthew Hayden has been the cornerstone of the Macquarie Sports program since 1999.
The program is designed to promote positive role models to ermote, isolated or disadvantaged communities.
Since 1999, over 100,000 children worldwide have been influenced by the work of Macquarie Sports.
Matthew is the key ambassador of the program for many reasons.
He has solid family values, promotes a healthy and positive lifestyle, and has a terrific work ethic.
One of his great strengths is also communication.
A powerful public speaker whose message is tailored for each audience, but always to great effect.
Matthew has presented at Macquarie functions and events for Macquarie in excess of 100 times.
He is a good friend of Macquarie and it’s sports program and a wonderful role-model for our children.”
Guy Reynolds AM
Executive Director, Macquarie Bank Limited
“Matthew has played a valuable role in the success and impact of the Macquarie Sports program since its inception in 1999.
In his role as a cricket ambassador, Matthew has provided memorable cricketing experiences for thousands of children in communities around Australia.
From cricket coaching to leadership mentoring, Matthew’s ability to impart key sporting and lifestyle messages to children demonstrates his commitment to the future and welfare of the next generation of cricketers.”
Senior Manager, Macquarie Group Limited