Matthew’s work focuses on shaping the global AML/CFT space in a manner that creates positive social outcomes, financial inclusion and financial sector development. His experience covers a range of research areas including payments and remittances, access to financial services, KYC innovations, biometrics and financial integrity (AML/CFT).
He currently provides research and guidance to market players on how to comply with international anti-money laundering standards in a manner which facilitates financial inclusion and economic growth. Matthew is particularly interested in issues related to illicit financial flows, CDD regulation, fintech and regtech which relate to AML/CFT.
Prior to Cenfri, he worked in the private sector at a Development Economics Consultancy firm, where he conducted a multitude of feasibility studies, impact assessments, cost-benefit analyses and development strategies in the areas of petrochemicals, renewable energy and construction.