National Advisory Council

Matt S. Owen

Matt S. Owen

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Member Since: 2016


Leslie Owen

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


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


Matt Owen is currently based in London as the international controller responsible for all accounting outside the United States for The Walt Disney Company. Previous roles at Disney have included being controller for the Disney ABC Television Group, responsible for 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.