Based in New York, Matthew Swift is the co-founder and chairman of the Board of Concordia, an organization whose mission is to identify new avenues of collaboration for governments, businesses and nonprofits by convening global leaders and developing new research products. Most known for its annual gathering in New York, the annual summit has hosted business leaders, Heads of State and leaders of NGO’s from around the world.

Prior to his current endeavors, Swift spent six years at News Corporation working for the Fox News Channel, British Sky Broadcasting and News Corporation’s corporate office. In addition to his entrepreneurial interests with Nicholas Logothetis, Swift has worked for Senator John Warner of Virginia, T. Boone and Madeleine Pickens and the Business Roundtable based in Washington D.C.

Born and raised in Charlottesville, Virginia, Swift is a graduate of Georgetown University where he majored in government. While at Georgetown, Swift studied under President Aleksander Kwasniewski of Poland, Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar and US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Swift is a member of the National Press Club Washington and the Foreign Policy Initiative Leaders Program.