Matthew joined The King's Fund as a part-time Visiting Fellow in August 2016. He was a consultant in general medicine and gastroenterology at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals from 2002 to 2018, where he also worked as Group Director for Medicine and Emergency Care.
Matthew carried out his clinical training in Manchester and north-west England. He has a Masters in medical leadership from Warwick University, which has given him an insight into the opportunities afforded by understanding different approaches to health care across the United Kingdom and overseas.
In 2018 he took up the post of Executive Medical Director at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, where he continues to work as gastroenterologist in the out-patient and endoscopy departments.