Mat Smith

Having started ‘in the game’ as a humble glassy at a popular Sydney pub, Mat’s glittering hospitality career has led him to that place where ‘the buck stops’. Charged with the day to day running of The Exchange, Mat puts his experience from working with Diageo, Red Bull and CCA as well as numerous consultancy gigs to good use. What he doesn’t know about the business of bar business isn’t really worth knowing.


Favourite Food

Japanese and Mexican



When not working, family, surfing & travelling are his passions. In that order


Favourite Part Of Day Job

Working with our customers, the most passionate and experienced team in the game, and the tastiest liquids going around