National Advisory Council

Matt S. Owen

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2016

Spouse:

Leslie Owen

Employment:

Job Title: VP International Controller
Company: The Walt Disney Company
Location: United Kingdom

Expertise:

  • financial due diligence
  • technical accounting
  • auditing
  • international business

Biography:

Matt Owen has been with The Walt Disney Company since 2005 and is currently based in London as the International Controller responsible for all accounting outside the US.  Previous roles at Disney have included being the Controller for the Disney ABC Television Group, corporate reporting and transaction support and over internal audit.  His early career was spent with Arthur Andersen, where he was a Partner that included work as an expat in Korea for three years and for transaction support for Northern California.  Matt earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and MACC from BYU.  He served on the School of Accountancy Board of Advisors for twelve years.  Matt runs, cycles, surfs and hikes.  He’s completed sixteen marathons and has hiked the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim-to-rim.  Matt and Leslie have three children.