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Matt Barbet

Matt Barbet

As a parent I appreciate the vital work that Action does to help us better understand some of the serious conditions that affect little lives. Through the research they fund, we can get one step closer to finding future cures and that is an amazing gift.”

Matt Barbet is a presenter and journalist best known for his work with Channel 5 and ITV.

Matt began his broadcasting career as a newsreader on the Sara Cox Breakfast show. After various news roles within the BBC in 2007 Matt left to anchor 5 News. From 2012 until 2014, Matt co-presented Daybreak alongside Ranvir Singh, before returning to 5 News for 5 News Tonight. He has also hosted The Cycle Show for ITV, The Saturday Show and The Wright Stuff for Channel 5.

Matt is an Action Ambassador and has been a key speaker over the past couple of years at Action’s cycling industry event CycleSport Dinner. He also represents the charity at a number of events where he has helped to raise awareness and vital funds for medical research for sick and disabled babies and children.

Matt is a parent of two girls and proud to be an Action Ambassador.