Matthew Luckett is focused on direct and co-investments at GCW and serves on the firm’s investment committee. In addition to his role with GCW, Matt is also co-founder and a general partner of Lampros Capital, an alternative investment firm focused on special situations and technology-enabled private credit.
Most recently, Matt was a general partner of Balestra Capital, Ltd., a multi-billion dollar global macro investment firm, where he was responsible for portfolio strategy, research and portfolio risk supervision. During his tenure, Balestra was ranked in the top 10 best-performing macro funds (5-10 year track record) globally by HRFI.
Prior to Balestra Capital, Matt was a Principal and a Wall Street Journal-rated equities research analyst at Soundview Technology Group and a technology industry analyst at Gartner Group, where he covered software, data analytics and applications development. Matt has been a direct investor in over 40 private companies and real estate projects. He has held numerous board seats for private companies and non-profit organizations.
Matt graduated with honors from Georgetown University where he received the George F. Baker Scholarship and was a trustee of the scholarship as an alumnus. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Georgetown Scholars Program, which supports first-generation students and he previously served on the Georgetown College Board of Advisors. He is an accomplished marathoner and an All-America age-group triathlete and Ironman, and competed for Team USA at the 2014 World Championships.