Matt Watters is an Associate in McKinsey & Company’s Washington D.C. office, where he has worked primarily in the areas of economic development and financial inclusion. He joined the firm in October of 2013.Matt Watters graduatedin 2011 from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Neuroscience. For three years, he conducted research on the origins of fear as well as pharmacodynamic interventions. For six years he volunteered as an EMT with Ramsey Ambulance Corps andrecently stepped down as a senior planner for the Office of Emergency Management. Matt’s interests in global health and economic development date back to a 2004 medical mission to Haiti. Since then, he has returned numerous times to work with various groups, including Students for Haiti.Inc, which he helped found in 2009. He spent the 2010 summer at Boma Hospital and Nimule Hospital in South Sudan, working as an Infection Control Consultant for the NGO, Merlin. He developed a medical records system for Nimule Hosptial, trained and managed staff, organized community participation, and among other things, was instrumental in passing legislation in Boma. In 2013, Matt graduated from Oxford University with Masters from the School of International Development as well as Said Business School on a Rhodes Scholarship. His thesis focused on government regulation. In October 2013, Matt joined McKinsey and Company as an Associate.