Matthew spent 23 years in the United States Foreign Service serving throughout the MENA region. He held leadership positions dealing with sensitive political, economic, counter terrorism, and international law enforcement issues.
Since retiring from the Foreign Service in 2007, Matthew has worked in the private sector. While living in Iraq he has advised international oil companies on short and long term security and political issues.
As President of Corvus LLC, he assisted multinational companies and entrepreneurs in the tech, media, and international development sectors that were seeking to develop or expand business. He provided these clients a wide range of services including due diligence, local and government contacts, and on the ground support.
With experience and contacts in the Middle East, Matthew is able to provide reliable information that minimises risk and assists in decision-making.