Matthew is YouGov's Head of Data Journalism, based in the UK.
Prior to joining YouGov in 2016, Matthew worked in digital communications at the trade union UNISON and the think tank Policy Exchange.
Where in the world are men most likely to sit down to wee?
German men are by far the most frequent ‘sitzpinklers’16 May 2023
One year on: European and American attitudes to the war in Ukraine
Nations are at odds over peace negotiations24 Feb 2023
What countries do Western Europeans and Americans consider to be similar to their own?
Americans are much more likely to see themselves as similar to the European nations surveyed than vice versa17 Feb 2023
Is Valentine’s Day a ‘proper’ special occasion, or is it too commercialised?
Across the world, people have a cynical view of the celebration13 Feb 2023
What foreign ways of doing things would Americans embrace?
Who wants to keep having to tip, fill in tax returns, or make eye contact with people in toilet stalls?09 Feb 2023
Is Christmas a ‘proper’ special occasion, or is it too commercialised?
Around a quarter of people in most Western nations surveyed think Christ’s birth is now marked more because of pressure from commercial entities05 Dec 2022
Europeans and Americans on hosting the World Cup in Qatar
There is disapproval for hosting the tournament in Qatar, net support for boycotting it in several countries, and a tendency to believe that international supporting institutions are too willing to work with undemocratic governments with poor human rights records11 Nov 2022
Is Halloween a ‘proper’ special occasion, or is it too commercialised?
Americans and Canadians are most likely to see the spooky celebration as a proper special occasion27 Oct 2022
The war in Ukraine: the view from Poland
Poles feel strongly that France and Germany have not been pulling their weight08 Aug 2022
Support for NATO membership has become firmer in Britain, Spain and Poland since March
There is also strong support in key European nations and the US for Sweden and Finland joining the alliance22 Jul 2022