Matt Lum


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Houston, TX
P: 713.427.8344

Matt Lum joined the Firm in 2012, upon FW Cook's acquisition of Cogent Compensation Partners, a Houston-based executive compensation consulting firm.  He worked for the firm from 2012 until 2015, when he left to pursue his MBA at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He rejoined the firm in 2017 upon completion of his studies.

Matt has worked with clients across a wide array of industries and within various stages of the business cycle. He has experience in aligning companies’ incentive plans with their long-term strategy, advising on total compensation structures, and comparing pay and performance.

Relevant Experience

  • Director Compensation Benchmarking
  • Energy Industry
  • Executive Compensation Benchmarking
  • Financial Performance Analysis
  • Incentive Plan Design
  • Proxy Advisory Firm Policies
  • Proxy Review
  • Public and Private Companies
  • Shareholder Outreach


Alert | September 7, 2018
IRS Releases Guidance on Application of Amended Section 162(m)
By David Gordon, Kenneth H. Sparling, Matt Lum
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