b.1974 in Paris, France
Professional photographer since 1998. His career as a reporter for humanitarian organizations and for international news agencies has taken him to more than 50 countries.
His photo-essay Workless Hopeful Workers, a world tour of the Emmaüs communities, marks the start of his career with the Sygma agency and his first publication in a weekly magazine in 1999. Since then, his photographs have been distributed by Agence VU and Corbis before he worked for Agence France Presse (AFP) then Associated Press (AP) until 2018. His photographs are published in the international press (Le Monde, The New York Times, The Guardian...) and have been exhibited in New York, Montreal, Geneva, Milano and Paris. In 2019 he co-founded the agency inTERREviews. His work is devoted to Human Rights and environmental issues. Matthieu aims to develop long-term photo-essays.