Matthew joined FAIRR in 2023 and is an ESG analyst working on the Protein Diversification engagement and Climate workstream. His work explores how displacing the sale of animal protein with plant-based proteins and implementing nature-based solutions in agricultural production can support the food system meet climate and nature targets.
Working at FAIRR
Matthew provides in-depth quantitative and qualitative research and analysis that supports the development and implementation of FAIRR’s Protein Diversification engagement and Climate workstream. Specific to the Protein Diversification Matthew plays a lead role in researching how displacing the consumption of animal protein with plant-based whole foods can have positive outcomes for human health, nature and climate. On the Climate workstream, Matthew has supported identifying why nature-based solutions in reaching both climate and nature targets. Matthew has also researched the public health and economic impacts of avian flu for policymakers, companies and investors.
Before joining FAIRR Matthew worked for The Asia Foundation based in their Bangkok office where his focus was on improving ASEAN regional cooperation using human trafficking and transnational crime as pillars for cooperation. Following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Matthew played a central role in the Foundation's COVID-19 relief strategy co-authoring two publications that measured the impact of COVID-19 on Thai workers and MSMEs
Matthew holds an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London and a BA in Public Administration from the Hague University of Applied Sciences.