Matthew D. Adams’ background is in environmental analysis. Matthew is currently the founding Executive Director of Geographers Without Borders, a Canadian not-for-profit corporation that is focused on connecting people to places for social equality. Matthew maintains research interests in air, soil and water pollution, human-environmental pollution exposure, sustainable transportation, and environmental monitoring. His PhD research focused on modelling air pollution health risks, which he conducted in the Centre for Spatial Analysis at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Matthew regularly acts as a peer-reviewer for a number of scientific publications, he was awarded SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship during his PhD, and has received a number of accolades related to GIS.