About Matt Hayes
Matt Hayes is the Global Travel & Expense Category Manager at BHP. With over ten years’ experience in category management & procurement supporting multiple industries and categories, including mining and oil & gas, Matt brings a commercial lens to managing travel for one of Australia’s largest companies. In this role, he has helped shape and implement a new global travel policy, refreshed various internal technology tools, and led multiple global sourcing events to ensure high levels of traveller satisfaction, cost savings, and compliance. Matt’s main area of interest in this space is that of innovation, and hopes to keep improving travel programs for years to come. A native to Houston, Texas, he relocated to Brisbane in October 2018 and enjoys spending his time exploring all the region has to offer, mostly through the great outdoors and its bustling food and entertainment.