Kent Matla


Founder and Managing Director of Triangle Capital Partners Pty Ltd, with 27 years’ experience in China.

  • Lived in China full-time on-the-ground for 21 years, where he worked, built, and grew businesses
  • deep and sophisticated understanding, both commercially and culturally, of China, and fluent in Mandarin
  • 18 years, China focused corporate advisory
  • Founder and Managing Director, Triangle Capital Partners Pty Ltd
  • Executive Committee, Australia China Business Council (Western Australia Branch)
  • Executive Director, Virtual Curtain China Limited
  • Fellow, Financial Services Institute of Australasia
  • Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow, International Entrepreneurship Academy
  • Managing Director and CEO, GNS China, boutique corporate advisory and investment banking firm (Beijing) [2004-2014]
  • 13 years, Director of AustCham Beijing (Treasurer, Deputy/Vice Chairman)
  • Treasurer (2012-13)/Vice Chairman (2013-14), Global Mining Association of China (Beijing)
  • Founding Director, China International Alternative Investment Association (Beijing) [2009-2011]
  • MBA, Curtin University of Technology
  • International Company Directors Course Diploma, Australian Institute of Company Directors