Matteo has degrees from "L'Orientale" University (Naples, Italy) and SOAS (MSc and PhD), where he also completed an ESRC post-doctorate fellowship. Matteo has taught at SOAS, LSE, Oxford and Cambridge. His book "Taken for a Ride. Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour and Public Transport in an African Metropolis" is published by Oxford University Press.
His current research focusses on the political economy of two different frontiers of public transport: Bus Rapid Transit and UBER.