Matthew A Gomez an Educationist holds degree and certificates in Management from University of The Gambia. He brings with him more than 29 years of working experience in office administration, human resource management and development, awarded certificates & Advance certificates in consultancy since 2014 as Business Development Service Adviser (BDSA) and Export Business Development Service Adviser (EBDSA) for both Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) through The Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency GIEPA (under Ministry of Trade and Industry) for his contribution towards national workforce development to date.In 2000/2009 he left his job as a Project Manager for Foundation for the Fight Against Social Exclusion and Poverty Alleviation (FOFASEPA).
Then a new initiative by forming Mothers Club Organisation (MCO) to support and promote the social welfare and development of the poor, needy orphans, disadvantaged and vulnerable children in the communities through education and to support schools in The Gambia.
Matthew also received training (Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment in Business Management), Employ ability Skills, Creative development, Community & Social Services (Senior BDSA), and Early Childhood Care & Education. Till date, he is still actively involved in such consultancy work, which makes him one of the very few individuals with expertise in the full spectrum of the competency framework.
Matthew also helps other organisations from different groups in adopting and implementing the Frameworks for MCO, including developing training programs and assessment plans, and providing coaching to new entrepreneurs develop competency in business, trainers and assessors who come from a variety of occupations such as teachers, Business owners, trainers and training administrators (SMT).Currently working as volunteer and Director for MCO a Gambian registered charity supporting the disadvantaged and underprivileged in The Gambia.