Matt holds a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School and an MBA from Stanford University where he studied as a Fulbright Scholar. He is originally from Australia and holds Bachelors of Laws and a Bachelors of Science from the University of Melbourne. Prior to co-founding The CrossBoundary Group, Matt led the design of financing facilities in Afghanistan and Sierra Leone, helped set up an innovation unit for the UN Secretary-General, was a policy advisor to an Australian indigenous leader and a strategy consultant at The Boston Consulting Group. Matt is an Aspen Ideas Scholar, a UBS Global Visionary and was honoured by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. Matt has written for the Financial Times, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Forbes, Inc Magazine, NextBillion, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, GreenTechMedia and Quartz.