Mathew holds a Bachelor in Arts from Punjab University, India and a Masters in Educational and Social Research from the University of London. Mathew is a social scientist with over 15 years’ experience developing and managing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems. Prior to joining EGF, Mathew worked with the Futures Group [now the Palladium Group] as the M&E technical lead for a large US$92 Million orphan and vulnerable children program in Zambia where he also served as the country representative. In addition to developing M&E systems, Mathew brings to Equity Group Foundation a wealth of experience in institutional development as well as in human capacity development. He is an ardent researcher who has published and presented his findings at international forums.