Matt is a Research Associate in WRI’s Climate program. He supports the Greenhouse Gas Protocol team in developing guidance for quantifying greenhouse gas emissions and carbon removals from land use, land use change and forestry, bioenergy and carbon capture and storage.

Prior to joining WRI in 2019, Matt led capacity-building workshops supporting national greenhouse gas inventories in Kenya, Uganda, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Guyana with the Coalition for Rainforest Nations. He also served as a program officer with Verra, reviewing methodologies and project documentation for international voluntary carbon markets.

Matt received a PhD in Ecology from Colorado State University, researching the climate change and soil fertility benefits of biochar soil amendments, and a BA from Yale University.