Mátyás received his PhD from the University of St Andrews in Divinity after working for seven years as a radio presenter, editor, and reporter with Hungarian Radio, the largest public radio broadcasting organisation in Hungary. In addition, he worked as a narrator in a range of media productions and served as a moderator at political and business conferences. Mátyás holds an MA degree in Communication and Media Studies and another MA degree in Theology. Between November 2022 and November 2023, he worked as a postdoctoral research assistant at Liverpool Hope University. Mátyás is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford. He is interested in the topics of religious conversion, freedom of religion or belief, world Christianity, world religions, missiology, Muslim-Christian dialogue, science and religion, and grounded theory.