Matthew Burnett is passionate about solving interdisciplinary problems in international development, particularly at the intersection of public health, economics, and the environment. Matt studied for a BSc in microbiology and an MSc in biological and bioprocess engineering, both from the University of Sheffield, UK. Since graduating with distinction, he has worked in science journalism and educational film at the University of Cambridge; travelled to South Sudan with a Christian war-trauma charity; led a development project working with vulnerable children in Cochabamba, Bolivia; and worked for a member of the Scottish Parliament, focusing on science and energy policy. Most recently, Matt has been working on antimicrobial resistance, emerging pandemic threats, and sustainable livestock agriculture at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome.