Dr. Matthew King

Dr. Matthew Wilburn King is an American author, international consultant, and “creative” residing in Boulder, Colorado. Matthew’s ultimate purpose in life is to live, love and learn. He has two decades of experience conducting research and development, leading projects, writing and delivering strategies in the fields of environmental security and governance, sustainable development, and social entrepreneurship. He’s worked for government, universities, non-profits and the private sector. He consults and advises leaders worldwide.

Matthew has been to every Continent on Earth with the exception of Antarctica, completed expeditions to over 30 countries, lived in five and studied and conducted research in four—completing his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge.

He has published academic and popular literature for the BBC, Journal of Biological Conservation, Marine Policy Journal, Earth Island Journal, World Watch Institute, U.N. Environment Program, U.N. Peacebuilding Commission, One Earth Future Foundation, U.S. Department of State, NOAA Research, Boulder Magazine, Mantra Magazine Yoga + Health, among others, as well as given talks around the world. He was 1/365 Authors selected to contribute to Global Chorus: 365 Voices on the Future of the Planet alongside Dr. Jane Goodall, Nelson Mandela, The 14th Dalai Lama, Stephen Hawking, Maya Angelou, Justin Trudeau, and others.

He is a former US Presidential Management Fellow, a Founding Member of the Environmental Peacebuilding Association, a post-graduate Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Kinship Conservation Fellow, and a Fellow of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. He is the Founder, President, and Chairman of the COMMON Foundation, serving people, planet, and peace. His biggest journey, thus far, has been his current one, from head to heart. You can find him here at COMMON Foundation, King’s Newsletter, King’s Creations, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Amazon Author Profile

Latest from Dr. Matthew King

April 5, 2020

The Social Distancing Video the World Needs Now more than Ever.

January 4, 2020

No Alcohol, Sugar, Carbs & Coffee: How my Life Changed after a Simple Experiment…

November 14, 2018

The Boy with the Biggest Heart.

October 1, 2018

Designing the Life you were Meant to Live Starts Here.

September 13, 2018

“Do what you Love” is Meaningless if you haven’t done This.

August 30, 2018

What the F*ck Should we Do with our Lives?

August 25, 2018

How to (really) Listen to our Hearts: an Exercise.

July 27, 2018

What this Indigenous Mohawk Elder wants us to Know.

July 16, 2018

This is how to Practice Living in Truth.

June 27, 2018

2 Words of Advice that can help us at Every Stage of Life.

June 18, 2018

Eat this & Save the Caribbean’s Coral Reefs.

April 27, 2018 Editor's Pick

What Bono taught me about Human Rights.

April 16, 2018

How Music & Mindfulness helped me find the Key to Happiness.

April 1, 2018 Editor's Pick

The Missing Element of many Modern Marriages.

March 5, 2018

Is This who we Are? {Poem}