A sad day for all of us!

20 August 2018 - Published by Anne Sofie Forfang
Our dear colleague and friend Matt Nichols has passed away today. In the Secretariat, we have had the privilege of working with Matt since January 2001 and it has been a pleasure knowing him both as a colleague and as a friend. It is difficult to think of anyone more respected professionally and loved personally than Matt and he will be missed tremendously by all of us in the Secretariat.

During the last couple of years, Matt has been suffering from cancer and these past months have been very difficult for both him and his family. Matt had a very strong personality and was very much at ease with his situation towards the end. His death therefore leaves us with a feeling of both sadness that he is no longer amongst us but also of relief that his pain has now come to an end.

 We send all our love to Matt's wife Rikke and his two children Emma and Mark.

Head of Secretariat Christian Byrith and all colleagues at the Joint Secretariat