Centre: Former Staff
Matthew worked at SEI from 2002 until April 2012. Matthew was a Senior Research Associate and a theme co-leader for Rethinking Development.
Prior to this, he worked for Environmental Resources Management Limited and the Overseas Development Administration (now DFID). He was seconded to the SEI Centre in Asia in 2005 and took on the role of Acting Centre Director in 2007 until stepping down in May 2008.
His research work focuses on natural resources management issues and their relationship to livelihoods. His recent work has concentrated on water resource issues, primarily in Asia. His current research includes exploring water-constraints on the poor in the Mekong; and vulnerabilities linked to extreme events in the tourism sector.
He is also increasingly involved in climate change related research in the Mekong region, and also has a strong interest in the role of business social responsibility in relation to sustainable development.
Metals in a Low-Carbon Economy: Resource Scarcity, Climate Change and Business in a Finite World (Project report - 2012)
Rethinking Development Factsheet (Fact sheet - 2011)
Bayesian methods for livelihood, water and poverty analysis (Proceedings - 2008)
The Bayesian Methods for Livelihood, Water and Poverty Analysis (Proceedings - 2008)
GEO-4 Chapter 2: Atmosphere (Book chapter - 2007)
Resilient Ecosystems, Healthy Communities: Human Health and Sustainable Ecosystems after the Tsunami (Journal article - 2006)