Career in the Spotlight: Matt Nolan (41), Creative Noise Maker Maker!

This week I interviewed Matt, silicon chip engineer turned cymbal and gong maker. Here he tells us how he made this unusual transition, what he has learned along the way, and how he ended up having dinner with Björk.

Matt Nolan

Photo credit – Andy McCreeth

What did you want to be when you grew up?

At junior school we were asked what we wanted to do, and I remember my best friend at the time said he wanted to be a bank robber, and I said I’d like to be the person that made his getaway vehicles!

What has been your career path to date?

So, after my degree in electronic engineering, I was 10 years in the electronic and silicon chip industry. Then, naturally I became a cymbal and gong maker! Continue reading