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Who is Matthew Fleming?

Fleming during his playing days with Kent
Fleming during his playing days with Kent

Matthew Fleming was appointed as MCC's President for 2016/17 at the Club's Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 4 May.

Educated at Eton College, Fleming was Commissioned into the Royal Green Jackets in 1985, serving in Northern Ireland, Hong Kong and Germany before becoming a professional cricketer in 1989.

He played for Kent CCC for 13 years, captaining them for four, and represented England in One Day Internationals in the late 90s.

fleming 300The highlight of his international career was helping England lift the Champions Trophy in Sharjah in 1997, where Fleming took 3/42 and made 33 of just 26 balls in the final against the West Indies.

Fleming was a widely respected figure within the game, and served as Chairman of the Professional Cricketers Association from 1998-2001.

Fleming's Cricket Career


Matches Runs HS Ave 100/50s
ODIs 11 139 33 15.44 0/0
First-class 219 9,206 138 30.18 11/42
List A 314 6,161 125 24.74 4/28


Matches Wkts BBI Ave 5w
ODIs 11 17 4/45 25.52 0
First-class 219 290 5/51 35.91 2
List A 314 337 5/27 25.71 3

Between 2002 and 2015, upon retiring from cricket, Fleming worked for Fleming Family and Partners (FF&P) and a number of related family businesses. He is now a partner with Stonehage Fleming.

He is a Director of the England and Wales Cricket Board, the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital and holds several external non-executive positions including Governor of the Hewett Academy in Norwich.

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