Matt is a science magician, Curator of Wonder and is on the God and the Big Bang team as the Church-School Link coordinator. As an independent science communicator he performs to over 50,000 people a year and works with organisations like The Royal Institution, The Big Bang Fairs, and the Science Museum Group. Previously Matt conducted atomic physics research at Durham University, where he won the Institute of Physics’ Postgraduate lecturer award. He subsequently went on to work within the Education department at Thinktank Science Museum, Birmingham. In addition to this experience, he has spent the last 18 years working as a professional magician and is an Associate of the Inner Magic Circle – one of only 300 people in the world to hold this distinction. He is a Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association. In 2015 he was a finalist in the national Speaker Factor competition. He attends his local church in Birmingham with his wife and children.