Matthew graduated from Queen Mary, University of London with a BA (Hons) in English Literature. He has taught in Hong Kong, Finland, and Myanmar, teaching EFL as well as Business English, Legal English, and IB/IGCSE Literature. He then took up a position as Head of English at a Private Tuition and Consultancy firm in Dubai, UAE, during which time he taught language and literature alongside assisting other students with UK boarding schools admissions. He has completed a Masters in Modern & Contemporary Literature at the University of St Andrews (MLitt).
Matthew teaches with a passion for writing and English Literature, and strives to instill this passion in his students. Aside from his teaching career and academic achievements, Matthew has volunteered at a summer sports camp for boys in the UK since 2007.