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Matt Houlihan

Senior Director, Government and Corporate Affairs, Cisco

Matt joined Cisco as Head of Government and Corporate Affairs for the UK and Ireland in October 2015, a role which sees him develop and deliver Cisco’s government and wider corporate affairs strategies. Previously, he has worked for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office in postings in Paris and the UK’s Permanent Representation to the EU in Brussels. Matt has also worked as an advisor in the Cabinet of the UK’s European Commissioner, in the Prime Ministers’ European Secretariat and in various roles in the Home Office. Matt holds a BSc in Sociology and an MSc in European Politics and Policy, both from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a diploma in Economics from the Open University.