The Hon. Matthew Groom MP
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Minister for State Growth, Minister for Energy, Minister for the Environment, Parks and Heritage
Matthew lives in Hobart with his wife Ruth and three young children Chloe, Josh and Meg. He was educated in Burnie, Hobart and Melbourne.
Matthew has over 15 years of national and international business experience and a specific expertise in renewable energy. His formal qualifications include an Arts/Law degree from the University of Tasmania (majoring in political science) and a Master of Law degree from the University of Melbourne.
Matthew initially worked as a lawyer in Melbourne and London, and returned to Tasmania in 2004 to take up a position with Hydro Tasmania.
In 2005 Matthew was part of a small team that established the Hobart based renewable energy company, Roaring 40s. Roaring 40s ultimately went on to become one of the leading renewable energy companies in the Asia Pacific region.
In 2010 Matthew was elected as the Liberal Member for Denison in the Tasmanian House of Assembly. Matthew currently serves as Minister for State Growth, Minister for Energy and Minister for Environment, Parks and Heritage.