Jesse Matheson (He/Him)

Co-Chair of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Jesse is Co-Chair of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. He has been a board member since 2017 and a volunteer for more than 10 years. During his time with SGLMG, Jesse has assisted with strategy and execution of Australia’s largest LGBTIQ festival; developed brand building and promotional initiatives; increased membership and community and stakeholder engagement; participated in community related advocacy.

Jesse has a Graduate Certificate in Public Policy and degree in Communications and is AICD trained. He has been published in a range of community, national and international publications including BuzzFeed, the Sydney Morning Herald and the Australian Associated Press.

head shot of Jesse Matheson

Acknowledgement of country

Sydney WorldPride will take place on the lands of the Gadigal, Cammeraygal, Bidjigal, Darug, Dharawal people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Sydney Basin.

We pay our Respects to their Elders past and present. Always was Always will be Aboriginal Land.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people come from many different clans and communities across Australia & in 2023 will come together as one, to celebrate with our global LGBTQIA+ community.