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Dr Matt Hilton

Board Director

Almondsbury, Bristol

BSc, PhD

As a board director, Matt plays an important role in shaping and delivering the sustainable growth of Hydrock’s integrated engineering design, energy, and sustainability consultancy business.

Matt's in-depth experience means he is best placed to look at strategically significant and complex multidisciplinary projects, bringing together all the strands of the business that deliver the most value to our clients. Matt’s expertise in due diligence at pre-planning stage, translates particularly well to the development of future communities. He offers big picture thinking for strategic masterplan developments, ensuring they are sustainable and deliver the best outcomes for clients and end-users, with the spotlight firmly on climate adaptation, protecting communities, buildings and infrastructure in the face of climate change impacts.

Matt plays a mentoring role for the leadership of ID and oversees the division, which supports the improvement of our business operations, harnessing the creativity of our people to drive differentiation and innovation. He brings his knowledge of the market and the needs of our clients to the table to help shape the products and digital innovations that we create, ready to take to market.

In collaboration with our CEO and the Board, Matt acts as a custodian of the award-winning culture that we have developed and are known for. Having been with Hydrock for 20 years', he lives and breathes our culture and values.

In addition, he actively supports the development of our people through our range of learning and development programmes from graduate to director level, ensuring we have the most qualified and competent staff to deliver our clients’ projects.

In his role, Matt oversees our relationships with a number of key clients and major frameworks. He develops and nurtures these relationships and provides strategic oversight on the related key projects, including those related to multi-layered residential markets, such as the later living sector.