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Matt Pfahlert

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship Ltd

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Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship Ltd

22 Ford Street

Beechworth, Victoria,3747

Australia

Background Information

Employment History

Principal

Social Enterprise Awards


Affiliations

Social Traders Ltd

Board Member


Telstra Foundation

Board Member


Beehive Project

Co-founder


Telstra Corporation Limited

Board Member


Evolve

Founder


Typo Station

Founder


Web References(60 Total References)


Mayor, Councillor and CEO Forums - Rural Councils Victoria

www.ruralcouncilsvictoria.org.au [cached]

The keynote address was presented by Matt Pfahlert, cofounder and CEO of the Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship (ACRE).


About ACRE | ACRE

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Matt Pfahlert | CEO
Matt is a well-known social entrepreneur with a long standing commitment to rural Australia. In 1996 Matt received the Sir Weary Dunlop Young Australian of the Year Award for his work in establishing the Typo Station Youth Project for disadvantaged young Victorians (now named Evolve). Matt received Leadership Victoria's Community Leader of the Year award in 2004 and in 2013 was awarded a Churchill fellowship to study youth entrepreneurship programs and social enterprise models in rural communities in the UK, Canada, and the US. Matt is also a board member of Social Traders and Regional Partnerships Australia. Matt Pfahlert: Co-founder of ACRE Rural Business Consultant


AVCLP Leadership Community Development Programs North East Victoria

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Matt Pfahlert: Social Enterprise Unlimited
Fresh from Churchill Fellowship studies to the US, Canada and the UK, Matt Pfahlert will explore the role social enterprises are playing in rejuvenating rural communities. He will present his key findings and profile a number of projects leading the social enterprise movement worldwide. Matt has received widespread recognition as a social entrepreneur and community leader across Australia. In 1993 at age 24, Matt founded the Typo Station youth project (now named Evolve) where he was CEO for eleven years. Using outdoor wilderness experiences, this project focussed on life skills and personal growth for early school leavers and was sustained without government funding. Evolve now employs over 30 full time staff and is expanding nationally. For his efforts, Matt has received a number of awards including: Since 2002, Matt has been an inaugural board member of the Telstra Foundation, a national philanthropic organisation supporting digital inclusion and Indigenous projects involving children and young people. Matt then worked for the Victorian State Government as a Partnership Broker facilitating community infrastructure in regional communities on projects connecting the community, business and education sectors. Since 2008, Matt has worked as a business consultant on projects combining economic and social benefits. This work involves strategic and business planning, organisational development, & leadership programs. In 2012, Matt commenced a business named Social Enterprise Unlimited (SEU). This business works with commercially successful businesses designed to solve social and environmental issues. Clients include enterprising not-for-profit organisations and commercial businesses wanting to achieve a competitive edge and greater social impact. Matt has recently joined the Social Traders board, a national industry organisation committed to growing the social enterprise sector in Australia. Matt and his wife Gina live in Beechworth with their two children and are owner/operators of '1860 Luxury Accommodation'. In 2008, '1860' was voted by Travel & Leisure magazine as one of the top 100 places to stay worldwide. Matt recently founded the Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship (A.C.R.E) to accelerate youth entrepreneurship education and business development nationally. ACRE is being supported by the Beehive Project, a social enterprise dedicated to the development of Australia's premier cycle tourism and training destination. In 2013 Matt was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study social enterprise incubators and entrepreneurship education models of best practice in the US, Canada and the UK.


YACVic Rural Conferences

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Matt Pfahlert - Co-founder and CEO of the Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship (ACRE)
Matt has received widespread recognition as an advocate for rural communities, a social entrepreneur, educator/presenter and community leader across Australia. In 2013, Matt was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study rurally based social enterprise businesses and entrepreneurship education models of best practice in the US, Canada and the UK. Matt is currently Co-founder and CEO of the Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship (ACRE) a not for profit organisation committed to accelerating youth entrepreneurship nationally including promoting the role social enterprise can play in rejuvenating rural communities. Matt's early career as a social innovator working with marginalised adolescents in wilderness and outdoor settings, saw him awarded the 'Young Australian of the Year' in 1996. Rotary International also recognised Matt as a Paul Harris Fellow in 2003. Matt will be presenting the keynote address and will be a Q&A panelist on day one of the conference.


Albury Wodonga Youth Engagement Breakfast | Border Trust

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Matt Pfahlert - CEO Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship


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