Matt has over a decade's experience of professional writing about London. As editor, and now editor-at-large of Londonist, he has contributed over 5,000 articles about the capital. In the process, he has explored the sewers and underground catacombs, climbed up behind the lights of Piccadilly Circus, slept in a plague pit, and clambered over the roof of St Pancras Station. He gives regular talks about London, and has spoken at London Transport Museum, 55 Broadway, Museum of London and onboard the London Eye, among many others. He is author of 'London Night and Day' (2015), also from Batsford. Previously, Matt was a scientific editor, working on titles and websites for Reed Elsevier and Nature Publishing Group.