Matthew is a researcher, writer/journalist, trainer and practitioner around digital outreach using online communities as well as transformative and Integral approaches to leadership and change. He is a founding member of the influential philosopher-psychologist Ken Wilber’s Integral Institute. He was also an invited outside expert on the team at Henley Management College that developed the first Integral approach to culture change for Knowledge Management in organisations. He is trained in areas including Spiral Dynamics, Overcoming Immunity to Change, Adaptive Leadership and Technology of Participation tools. He currently works as Online Community Manager for the RSA.
Matthew has worked for organisations including The Royal Society of Arts, the Council of Europe, the Institute for Social Inventions, Walking the Talk (a global cultural change consultancy) and Article 13 (a leading CSR consultancy). He founded the London Integral Circle in 2000 which has had public events of up to 300 people.
He is co-author of the RSA report Beyond the Big Society: the psychology of active citizenship and RSA/Clore report AntiHero and co-edited the books Social Innovations – A Compendium, Re-inventing Society and Best Ideas: a directory of social inventions. He has also been a regular columnist for the journal Integral Leadership Review and written front page stories for the Independent on Sunday, the New Statesman, New Moon and Green Perspectives. He has also written for publications including the Observer, the Sunday Telegraph, The Psychotherapist (on Integral Psychotherapy) and Library and Information Update.