Matthew joined Ergon in 2015. In this time he has delivered projects for clients in a number of sectors, including construction, oil and gas, agriculture, garments, sports. He has also developed guidance resources and tools to support improved management of specific human rights issues. His primary professional areas of expertise are:
- modern slavery and forced labour
- rights of migrant workers
- rights of workers in sub-contracted services and activities
- human rights abuses in global supply chains
- remedy of human rights impacts
He has also worked in Punjab, India on issues including bonded labour, freedom of association, caste and gender discrimination, and migration and as a volunteer with International Alert, he contributed to the development a conflict-sensitive employment framework for the private sector. He also has experience of local government and the retail sector. Matthew has an MA in Human Rights from University College London, and a BA in Politics and Modern History from the University of Manchester.