Matthew joined The King's Fund policy team in July 2013. As a researcher, he contributes to the Fund's research and analysis on a range of projects across health and social care policy and practice. Matthew's recent work includes projects on pressures in general practice, acute hospitals, integrating mental and physical health care, specialist care in out-of-hospital settings and commissioning for integrated care.
Matthew has a special interest in the relationship between health care, public policy and digital technology, and how the NHS adapts and adopts new innovations across the system. He is a member of the scientific committee for the Fund’s annual Digital Health and Care Congress.
Before joining the Fund, Matthew worked at the Innovation Unit, a social enterprise that works with public services to reshape the services they deliver. There, he acted as a researcher and co-ordinator for projects across health, education and local government. Matthew has also worked as an intern at University College London's Constitution Unit, where he was part of a team researching the role of special advisers in the UK's political system and wrote a research note on special advisers in Cabinet.
He holds a philosophy, politics and economics degree from Oxford University.