MRG announces the appointment of Matt Donovan who joins to lead the Interim Executive business

MRG Interim Executives is a community of experienced, high calibre professional Consultants spanning the fields of Real Estate, Development & Construction, Estates & Facilities Management, Hospitality, HR, Finance and OD. They are senior executives who have chosen portfolio careers and bring unique experience to clients looking to augment leadership experience. They are available on day rates for both full time and periodic assignments, complementing existing teams or helping business during periods of change.

Previously at Hays, Matt was a Manager and Sector Lead for Interim Property & Real Estate.  Matt brings six years of experience, recruiting for senior level positions in Property & Real Estate across the UK and North America. After spending the first four years of his career based out of Canada, he then relocated back to the UK in 2017. He has subsequently focussed on built asset consultancy and business transformation, leading a team in developing and delivering complex and challenging assignments for the private sector, third sector and central government – large-scale programmes of work that balance quality, operational and financial objectives in complex public sector stakeholder environments.

He joins MRG as a Senior Manager and will work across both the public and private sector business.

Matt will build on the excellent track record the team has achieved to date focussing on Interim assignments but also NED roles Executive Director, CXO and Director interim posts and linking with wider Public Sector Estates, Real Estate Advisory, Student Accommodation, Affordable Housing, Charity and Culture Arts and Heritage services.


Simon Cheshire, CEO at MRG said:

“We are delighted to welcome Matt to the business. As an Interim sector specialist, he will lead our interim strategy and work with the best executives, boards and senior leaders. Our aim is to offer our clients a bench of Interim experts to call on. These specialists, senior executives undertaking portfolio careers,  will unlock value, provide unrivalled service and enable our clients to achieve their overarching estates, property and business objectives.”


To find out more about Interim Executives, contact Matt Donovan on or on 07964 465 343.

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