Mathew is currently enrolled in a Political Economy Research Masters at the University of Buckingham. He previously studied Philosophy at the University of Sheffield, combined with German and Dutch. Before commencing his studies, Mathew worked as a personal trainer and for a mental health charity. His areas of interest are regenerative agriculture, health and wellbeing and political philosophy. In summer 2021 Mathew attended the Economic Thought Leaders Symposium, an event hosted by the Institute of Economic Affairs at the University of Buckingham which spurred his interest in classical liberalism.