Matt initially trained as an orthopaedic surgeon before realising that psychiatry was a more interesting career. He moved up from London to Lancashire, and completed all his psychiatric training in the North West.
Matt has worked as clinical lead in offender health in Lancashire, as well as gaining a wide range of experience across the North West hospitals and prisons. He has a Masters in health and public leadership. Matt is also the Training Programme Director for psychiatry in Lancashire and Cumbria.