Matt Ellison's journey is one that amplifies the fears, acceptance, relief and joy of human life. Showing that daring to do can result in immense happiness, Matt transitioned from female to male (FTM) in 2013 after 39 years struggling with living in the wrong identity. Making one of the biggest fundamental changes a person can make, he dealt with his own demons as well as the demands of the social side of transitioning. Matt's story details the highs and lows of his journey to identify outwardly the same way he always did internally.
Able to discuss the trans community in relation to legislation, Matt offers leading insight on equality, the social and professional side of transitioning, as well as diversity and inclusion. Industries from education to business, healthcare to politics can all benefit from Matt's down-to-earth and cultured addresses. A fascinating speaker ideal for Q&As and keynote presentations, Matt delivers an awe-inspiring account of his own experiences, tailored around the themes of any conference.