Matthew qualified as a podiatrist in 2014 from the University of Southampton, graduating with first class honours. Following this he completed an Arthritis Research UK internship at the University of Leeds and completed an MRes with Merit in clinical and health research as part of the NIHR Clinical Academic Training scheme at the University of Southampton. Currently, Matthew is employed as an Advanced MSK podiatrist within a musculoskeletal service in London.
Matthew gained membership of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine by examination in 2018, and was elected as an ordinary member of the faculty executive board in 2019. He has volunteered with the homeless at Crisis at Christmas in London, and with athletes at the London Marathon and Action Challenge ultra-marathon events both in the UK and abroad.