Matome joined SERI in January 2017 as a candidate attorney after completing his LLB degree from Wits University. As a student he a was Social Outreach and Community Development officer for the Wits Law Student Council and a field worker at SERI for two years. Matome is driven by his passion to assist the poor and change their circumstances. He wants to use the law as a tool to achieve justice in society. Matome has interests in human rights law and student politics.