Mr. Rowlinson holds a BCom and BAcc (Hons) degree from the University of Stellenbosch and University of South Africa. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and holds an MBA from the University of Bath (UK).
Matthew is married to Amanda and they have two sons at primary school in Switzerland. The family love outdoor activities whether it be summers by the lake or winters on the ski slopes. Matthew is a sports fanatic and enjoys golfing, cycling, running and skiing and has a passion for travel, new cultures and African wildlife.
He leads Business Development for Glencore’s copper group. As such, he has led and been involved with many of Glencore’s copper divestments, mergers and acquisitions and has held various board positions for the group. Beginning his career with Ernst & Young as an auditor of multinational, mining and financial services companies in the United Kingdom and South Africa, Matthew joined Glencore in 2013 as an asset manager responsible for Latin American assets and subsequently was CFO for the Copper Americas (mining and metallurgical assets).
He has held his current position at Glencore since 2021. Matthew’s focus is to enhance the copper portfolio in a sustainable and value accretive manner which combines vision, leadership and teamwork.