Matthew has more than seven years’ experience supporting state-investor disputes, recovery and enforcement strategies, and bespoke investigations in the Former Soviet Union, Europe, and the United States.
His most recent case involved uncovering details of backroom deals and secret lobbying efforts attached to a clandestine campaign to acquire a high-value asset in the natural resources sector. He has also recently investigated a counterparty involved in manipulating government contracts by leveraging relationships with senior executives in a large state-owned corporation.
Prior to joining Raedas, Matthew was an Associate Director at S-RM, leading the Russia/CIS team in London. He previously spent four years at KPMG in Moscow and London during which he was the lead analyst on a multi-billion-pound receivership investigation to successfully recover stolen funds based in offshore bank accounts, real estate, and luxury goods.
Matthew has a diverse professional background having previously worked in public affairs and corporate communications in the UK and Australia, namely with Portland Communications in London and the Australian Government in Canberra, amongst other roles, where he provided reputation and public policy advice for government departments, high-profile individuals, and some of the world’s largest corporations.