Matthew Ford (D.D.)
C.E.O | Hire Department Manager
Matthew established Compact Sound & Lighting in Western Australia during his final year of High School in 1992. Having already been working as the local Skate Arena DJ for several years, Matt was then trained up in all aspects of professional audio with West Australia's oldest Public Address Hire company, Purvisonic Sound.Matt began volunteer work at nights on talkback radio as an assistant producer and doing some voice over work for ads.Matt is experienced in all aspects of live sound production, from large TurboSound concert rigs, 40 channel mixing desks, orchestra's and choirs, live studio work for Telethon to setting up sound systems to cover an entire town for a car race.Over the years Matt has earned a Masters in Theology and a Doctorate in Divinity. Owning a DJ and PA business may seem unusual for a Reverend but it is one of Matt's passions.As such a percentage of all income from CS&L is given each year to various charities in Australia, supporting those who need help and love the most.