Matt is a graduate of the University of Leicester, and holds MIfA grade membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. He is also a PRINCE2 project management practitioner.
Specialising in landscape and buildings archaeology, Matt has a wide range of research interests and expertise including church architecture, vernacular buildings, monastic landscapes, the buildings of the agricultural and industrial revolutions, transport history, settlement morphology, 20th-century social housing and phase I New Towns.
These research interests have resulted in published material in the EPE and VCH series, Historic England Research Reports and the delivery of conference papers. Between 2010 and 2015 Matt served as the editor of the peer-reviewed journal, Vernacular Architecture, and he currently teaches sessions on the built environment for the IHR’s MRes programme.