Mathew Markos Markides 

Born in Botswana, Matt is the son of a Botswana born, Greek-Cypriot father and a Bolivian born French-Dutch mother. Matt spent his childhood years in Francistown, in northern Botswana. At age 12, he went to secondary school in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, attending a prestigious all-boys boarding school on an internal bursary. Thereafter he did an undergrad in the Netherlands and is currently doing his master’s in international law. He has worked in Benin, Botswana, Comoros, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania and Togo.