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Matt Schubert

Managing Director

Matt Schubert

Life at FGS Global

Advises clients on public affairs and policy communications strategies across climate and energy, international affairs and technology sectors.

Life Pre-FGS Global

Directed public affairs campaigns for clients at predecessor firm The Harbour Group and Edelman. Started career working at King’s Academy in Jordan.

Life Beyond FGS Global

Playing competitive tennis, hiking and exploring D.C. restaurants with his wife. Traveling or spending time with extended family in the U.S. and India.

Matt Schubert is an experienced public affairs and communications advisor based in FGS Global’s Washington, D.C. office. He provides strategic counsel to clients at the intersection of public policy, international affairs and business.

Previously, as a Vice President at The Harbour Group, Matt managed teams and vendors on integrated communications campaigns, including implementing an expansive public diplomacy program on behalf of a Middle Eastern nation.

Earlier, as a member of the Corporate Affairs team in Edelman’s Washington, D.C. office, Matt created public relations strategies for clients in the energy, transportation, philanthropy and education sectors.

At the start of his career, Matt helped establish King’s Academy, a boarding school in Jordan founded by King Abdullah II, similar to his alma mater Phillips Andover.

Outside of FGS Global, Matt has led close to 250 briefings on U.S. history and politics for thousands of dignitaries, officials and CEOs representing 100+ countries in the State Department International Visitor Leadership Program.

Having lived, worked and traveled extensively in the Middle East and Europe, Matt speaks Arabic and French fluently and brings a global perspective to policymaking and business challenges.

Matt has a Master's in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a BS from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

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