Kevin Matthews is the managing director of energy and environment for NSI, where he runs the day-to-day sector operations and works with clients on sustainable solutions for interfacing with state and local governments.
Prior to joining NSI, Mr. Matthews served as the director of government relations for AIG Environmental, a leading environmental insurance and financial services firm that offers products specifically designed to handle environmental liability and clean-up issues. In this role, Mr. Matthews was responsible for developing and maintaining strong working relationships with all levels of the United States (U.S.) Government working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and several state and local governments. He developed solutions for Brownfield’s Redevelopment, Superfund, RCRA Cleanups and Financial Assurance and oversaw several state environmental insurance programs that encouraged Brownfield’s Redevelopment. During his tenure at AIG he was the lead liaison to the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy.
Prior to joining AIG Environmental, Mr. Matthews held various positions with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., where he worked for Administrator Carol M. Browner and served as special assistant and senior congressional liaison. He also worked as an aide to U.S. Senators Dale Bumpers and Joseph Lieberman.
Mr. Matthews currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Brownfield News and Sustainability Report and is a certified environmental risk manager from Texas State University. Mr. Matthews holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, and an MPA from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.