Matthew Graham completed an undergraduate degree in mathematics at the University of Oxford, UK in 2008, before spending a year in industry working on optimizing the supply chain for a large international retail company. He undertook a master’s degree and PhD at the University of Warwick, UK from 2009-2015 before taking up a post-doctoral research position at Johns Hopkins. His work has focused on the role of contact networks in disease transmission and control and measles disease dynamics including analyzing and forecasting an outbreak in Guinea. His current and future work is on predicting influenza in tropical climates. He currently resides in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.