Matt Gupwell

Non-Executive Board Member of The Oak Tree Clinic, Leading Neurodiversity Expert & Neurodivergent Advocate

  • Foremost experts on neurodiversity
  • Received a late-life diagnosis of ADHD, autism and dyslexia
  • Educated over 80,000 people on neurodiversity

When Matt Gupwell is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

What is Neurodiversity anyway?
How could a Jester be suicidal?
Everyone’s a little bit….? Aren’t they?
Masks and Superhero’s belong in the movies and comic books, not discussions about Neurodiversity.
To diagnose or not to diagnose? That is the question.
ADHD – isn’t it just a kids issue?
Neuroqueer – How being Neurodivergent is linked to sexuality, gender identity.

Matt Gupwell is one of the foremost experts on neurodiversity, having helped hundreds of neurodivergent individuals and extensively researched the topic over 15 years. As someone who has received a late-life diagnosis of ADHD, autism and dyslexia, Matt knows all too well the challenges faced by neurodivergent individuals and candidly shares anecdotes of his experiences, along with cutting-edge research and the shared experience of the people he has helped, to educate audiences on neurodiversity in his speaking engagements.

As a prominent neurodiversity consultant, Matt’s counsel is highly sought after by leading institutions, such as the NHS, L’Oreal and the UK Government. His input helps organisations to better understand the needs and requirements of neurodivergent individuals, allowing them to create a workplace that is more inclusive towards neurodiversity. Matt’s guidance and neurodiversity education aids HR teams in the recruitment and retention of neurodivergent individuals, which has enormous moral and commercial benefits, as well as allowing organisations to create an environment that fully embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity.

Matt’s distinguished work in the field of neurodiversity has landed him an advisory board position with one of the largest UK charities dedicated to improving the lives of neurodivergent people in business. Moreover, he was formerly a Non-Executive Board Member with The Oaktree Clinic, where he provided non-clinical advice and advocacy to patients with depression, anxiety, ASD, ADHD, dementia and more, showcasing his extensive expertise and knowledge of neurodiversity.

An esteemed expert in neurodiversity, Matt helps organisations understand how every department, interaction and operation is affected by neurodiversity. In his speaking engagements, he helps audiences to understand what neurodivergent people need and how they think, combining personal anecdotes, the latest research, and the shared experiences of people he has helped to provide highly informative sessions. He also uses his background as a professional entertainer to captivate his audience with humour and lightness to effectively tackle challenging topics.

Official Testimonials

Matt Gupwell is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

Matt, you are incredible. Your enthusiasm, honesty and passion left a lasting effect on all the team. Thank you again.

Stuart, Cheif Executive Director, Warwickshire County Cricket Club and Edgbaston

The team were blown away by your presentation and some were also genuinely quite moved by what they learnt. Thank you so much and I’m really very pleased you were able to shift the dial with the team.

Victoria, Senior Manager & Head of Energy Transition and Infrastructure at EY

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