Matt is a psychiatry registrar working in the Northern Sydney area of NSW where he lives with his wife Gabrielle and two children. He graduated from medicine at UNSW with the University Medal and Class I Honours in Neuroscience in 2017.

He completed his internship and residency in Wagga Wagga while working on his PhD with Professor Perminder Sachdev at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing to explore epidemiological and genetic risk factors for Dementia. In 2020-21 Matt completed a Masters of Neuroscience at Oxford University, after winning the prestigious Tim Fisher John Monash Scholarship. While at Oxford Matt tutored at the Medical School in Psychology and Pathology and was a resident advisor for Merton College. He has won a number of research awards including from the Australian Dementia Research Forum and the University of New South Wales. He has worked extensively within the Australian Medical Association writing and enacting policy as well as for the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing.

Matt has performed with the Sydney Philharmonic Choirs at the Sydney Opera House. His other interests include rugby union, running triathlons, writing poetry and performing with guitar.