Bryan T. Mathew is a Policy Analyst in the Center for Local Governance at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Bryan negotiated and reviewed federal contracts for research at the University of Texas Medical Branch, and worked at the City of Houston Legal Department in the Real Estate Section. His time with the City of Houston ignited his interest in pursuing conservative, market-oriented reforms at the local level.

Bryan hails from Galveston, Texas, where he learned the value of hard work, self-sacrifice, and perseverance from his Indian immigrant parents. He earned his undergraduate degree in Government from the University of Texas in Austin, and he left his beloved Texas to attend Vanderbilt University Law School in 2011. While in law school, he had a unique 8-month internship opportunity with the Securities and Exchange Commission Enforcement Office in Atlanta, Georgia. Bryan graduated from Vanderbilt Law in 2014.

Bryan is an active member of the Church of South India in North America. He enjoys learning about philosophy and theology, debating politics, and playing chess.