Matthew supports the ECCI management team and oversees the day-to-day administration of the centre. This includes managing ECCI budgets and grant administration, contracts, compliance with University regulations, routine staffing issues and the building facilities.
Before joining ECCI, Matthew worked for the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA). He helped SULSA foster novel interdisciplinary and industry-linked research through shared PhD programmes and exchanges, training, conferences and grants.
Matthew has a virology degree from the University of Edinburgh and a Masters in biomedical sciences from Napier University.