As a Boston City Councilor from 2010 to 2022, Matt passed aggressive, precedent-setting environmental initiatives. He chaired the Environment, Resiliency, and Parks Committee and was Council President in 2021. He played an instrumental role in setting Boston’s net zero carbon building standards, delivering community choice energy, and eliminating gas leaks and single-use plastic bags.
Matt currently serves as Vicinity Energy’s first-ever Chief Sustainability Officer, where he leads the company’s decarbonization efforts and guides the execution of its Clean Energy Future, Net Zero Carbon Plan.
Matt served as Political Director of MassEquality from 2008-2009, where he successfully advocated for marriage equality throughout New England. He graduated from The George Washington University with degrees in Political Science and English.