Matthew is a Pig and Poultry producer based in North Yorkshire, a family run enterprise consisting of two broiler breeder units producing fertile hatching eggs for P D Hook and a modern pig unit breeding and finishing bacon pigs for Morrisons.

Recently he has overseen the building of a new broiler breeder unit, with a strong focus on biosecurity as well as performance optimisation of both people and poultry.

He has taken part in the NFU poultry industry programme recently and currently writes a monthly piece in the Poultry Business Magazine. As of this year he sits on the NFU poultry board. He was winner of young pig farmer of the year in 2017.