Matthew Lesh

He is the Head of Research at the Adam Smith Institute. He regularly appears on television and radio, and has written dozens of opinion and feature pieces for print and online publications such as The Spectator, Huffington Post, CapX, BrexitCentral, Quillette, ABC, Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian.

He is also the author of Democracy in a Divided Australia (2018). Matthew graduated with first class honors from the University of Melbourne with a BA, and completed a master’s in public policy and administration at the London School of Economics, where he received the Peter Self Prize for Best Overall Result.