Mathias joined Oxford Research as an analyst in January 2021. He has a bachelor's degree in law and management from the University of Southeast Norway, where he received the award for best bachelor's thesis in his litter (2015-2018). In 2020, Mathias completed a master's degree in Innovation and Knowledge Development from the University of Agder. The master's thesis dealt with innovation processes in the aquaculture industry. During his studies, Mathias has had an internship as a legal advisor at the start-up company Machine Prognostics and worked as a shipping agent for Pentagon Freight Services.