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MD - RA Group

Matt joined Compass and RA Group from WSH (Westbury Street Holdings), where he worked for over a decade, overseeing both the Searcys and BaxterStorey businesses as MD during that time. His achievements include opening the UK’s first Champagne School and attaining a highly commended sustainability accreditation, both subjects he is passionate about.

Matt Thomas

Matt brings bags of creativity and leadership to RA Group. This, coupled with his impressive track record working with and across multiple diverse brands in the B&I, restaurant and venues markets, means Matt is the perfect fit to influence the direction and growth of the prestigious corporate organisations and iconic cultural and heritage venues in the RA Group stable.



Matt is also an Ambassador for L’Ordre Des Coteaux de Champagne, one of the most notable Champagne fraternities in the world. A passion which spans both work and pleasure.



Matt resides in Henley-on-Thames with his partner and is a lover of the great outdoors. He especially enjoys walking his two dogs, Fin and Ted, and fitting in either a swim or a run, before or after work to help him unwind or prepare for his day.





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