Matthew graduated with a BA (Hons) American Studies from the University of Sussex. He also has an NCTJ Postgraduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism and a Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma in Professional Marketing.
Matthew started working at the Reuters Institute in September 2018. Prior to that he worked in international higher education marketing and student recruitment, with a focus on the Middle East, at Oxford Brookes University. He has also held various roles at ForesightNews, American Express, and HIV and Aids NGO AVERT.