Senior Vice President & President of Cubic Transportation Systems
Matt Cole is the president of Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) and senior vice president, Cubic Corporation. In his role, Matt is responsible for all aspects of the CTS business.
Matt Cole has held numerous positions in multiple locations for Cubic.
Positions include European head of Finance, CTS vice president of Worldwide Financial Operations, managing director of CTS Asia Pacific, senior vice president, Worldwide Strategy and Business Development and prior to becoming president he was deputy and executive vice president Worldwide Strategy and Business Development.
During this time he has been instrumental in helping the business grow on three continents, as well as entering into adjacent transportation markets. Matt led the launch of the company's NextCity strategy in 2011 and, as president, is overseeing its execution. Prior to joining CTS in 2003, Matt held various financial positions with large public and private companies such as British Airways, Schlumberger, First Choice and Endemol.
As a respected industry thought leader, Matt regularly participates in global events that drive the conversation toward smart cities – the international vision of making the world’s premier cities more livable.
In 2016, he was recognized as a Top 10 Disruptor by the Eno Foundation and was named to Mass Transit magazine’s “Top 40 Under 40” list.
Throughout Matt's tenure at Cubic, he has had substantial responsibility for helping customers achieve their objectives and was instrumental in the negotiation of the Future Ticketing Agreement with Transport for London, the award and mobilization of the Opal Card contract in Sydney and the acquisition of ERG's businesses in Sydney and North America.
Matt is a Chartered Certified Accountant and also holds an MBA from Oxford Brookes University.