Mattias is a doctoral candidate in economic history since October 2016. The broad focus of his thesis on the relationship between business and sustainability in historical perspective. More specifically the thesis explores how the Swedish car industry have dealt with increasingly challenging environmental demands from consumers, politicians, and other interest groups in an international context since the 1960s. Mattias holds a master's degree in economic history and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Umeå University.
Before Mattias started working with his thesis, he wrote a report on the evolution and political implication of personal assistance in Sweden.