Matthew Bey serves as a Senior Global Analyst at Stratfor. Mr. Bey focuses on a wide array of political and economic issues in the global system, including international trade, global finance and commodity developments. In particular, Mr. Bey has worked extensively on issues related to oil and gas politics in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa, including how political risk affects global oil markets and companies operating in the region. He has also helped shape Stratfor's views on foreign trade relations between the United States and its primary economic relationships. In addition, Mr. Bey's focus areas include global competition between the United States and China across a number of fault lines, including technology, economics and trade.
In his work at Stratfor, Mr. Bey has been featured and cited by numerous newspapers and broadcasts from around the world. He also works directly to support Stratfor's strategic client relationships, delivering briefings and reports, covering a number of different sectors including oil and gas, finance and defense. Mr. Bey joined Stratfor in 2012 and holds a degree in mathematics from Texas Lutheran University and a master's degree in mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin.