Matt Taylor

Pronouns: He/Him

Matt Taylor is a strategic consultant and nonprofit leader with over 30 years of experience in outdoor education, recreation, and conservation. Matt leads innovative efforts and organizations that balance economic and social uses with landscape scale conservation. He is currently serving as Project Director of the Portland Botanical Gardens. He also manages a private consulting practice, the Context Group, that serves land owners and managers around knotty and large-scale land-use plans. Prior to that, he served as Executive Director of the Westwind Stewardship Group and the Adventure Sports Center International. Matt is a two-time Olympian and five-time national champion in whitewater slalom canoeing.