Matthew Lomas

IT Manager

Tell us about your role.

I manage our technology selection and implementation as well as ensure smooth daily operations of computer systems.

Tell us about your career to date.

With my 4+ years of experience in the community services sector, I'm all about supporting the industry, its staff, and, of course, the most vulnerable members of our community.

Do you have any stories from your time working at Tradewind?

I've worn so many hats at Tradewind, I'm basically a human coat rack. I started out as the Compliance Team Leader, then moved on to Recruitment Consultant, and now I'm the IT Manager.

Which of Tradewind's Core Values resonates with you the most and why?

Serve as you wish to be served" resonates with me because it encourages empathy and understanding in any interactions with the team. It promotes ethical decision-making, constructive conflict resolution, and a focus on professional development.

How do you stay ahead of the curve?

I am deeply committed to fostering innovation within my team, recognising it as a crucial driver of our success. This dedication ensures that we never become complacent, constantly seeking fresh ideas to enhance our systems and processes.

What are your favourite hobbies / passions outside of work?

Outside of work, I spend a lot of time in the yoga studio deepening my practice on the mat and in aerial silks.