Matt Oliver Kinsella


Matt Oliver Kinsella is currently pursuing his PhD with the Human Rights Consortium at the University of London. He contributes to IRRI’s research outputs as well as collaborating on his doctoral research on human rights, migration, and humanitarianism. Matt also serves on the Board of Latin American Foundation for the Future (LAFF) and the Executive Committee of the Emerging Scholars and Practitioners on Migration Issues Network (ESPMI) .

Starting his career in the built environment sector, Matt transitioned into international development, before focusing on human rights and migration. He has over three years of international exposure in Kenya, Djibouti, Nepal and Peru and 12 years of total experience in project management, research and non-profit management.