Mathew has a strong working knowledge of politics and policy in Alberta. Prior to joining CSG, he was the Chief of Staff to provincial party leaders, campaign manager, and writer on public affairs. He brings a depth of knowledge and experience outside of politics, from farming to fighter planes. He’s worked in Edmonton, Calgary, Ottawa, and Toronto. There are few communities in Alberta he hasn’t visited in one capacity or another. Mathew has a passion for research and writing, and a dedication to understanding the world as it is.
He comes from a family active in their community. He was a volunteer firefighter for over ten years. Growing up, he was an active and avid 4H member. When needed, Mathew is always ready to help on the family farm in northeastern Alberta.
He holds a bachelor of arts (BA) degree in History and Political Science from MacEwan University, and a master of Strategic Studies (MSS) degree from the University of Calgary’s Centre for Military, Strategic, and Security Studies.