Professor Matthew Goodwin, University of Kent / Chatham House
Matthew Goodwin is an academic, a bestselling writer and speaker known for his work on Britain and Europe, political volatility and risk, populism, Brexit and elections. He is Professor of Politics at Rutherford College, University of Kent, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House and also served as Senior Fellow with UK In a Changing Europe. Matthew is the author of six books, including the 2015 Political Book of the Year and the 2018 Sunday Times Bestseller, National Populism, which was also listed among the 2018 Politics Books of the Year. He has published books with Oxford and Cambridge University Press, dozens of peer-reviewed academic studies in top-ranked journals, reports and briefings. Matthew has consulted more than 200 organizations around the globe, from the UK Prime Minister’s Office to the President of Germany, U.S. State Department, European Commission, Council on Foreign Relations, Deutsche Bank, UBS, JP Morgan, Rothschild and Cie, the Trilateral Commission, Goldman Sachs and Clifford Chance. Matthew also regularly interviews politicians, activists and campaigners from across the spectrum and appears regularly in international media himself, including BBC News, Financial Times, New York Times and Politico. He lives in London and tweets @GoodwinMJ. You can also connect with him on Linked In.