Matt joins Hydrosave AES as Director of Engineering from Jacobs Ltd, where he was senior associate Director leading regulatory and technical assurance to range of UK water companies. He has approaching 30 years of expertise in the water industry, holding a number of roles in both engineering consultancy and over 14 years asset management experience at Severn Trent Water.
The appointment forms part of Hydrosave AES’ vision to be renowned as one of the most technically advanced and intelligent pipeline management companies in the world. Hydrosave AES has built its reputation on delivering smart water network operations, achieving world class leakage reduction targets and driving operational resilience across the sector.
Managing Director, Simon Dray says, ‘Matt’s appointment is a key part of delivering our growth strategy. He brings a wealth of experience and contacts across the water sector.’ Simon also adds, ‘This is an exciting time for Hydrosave as we also incorporate Advanced Engineering Solutions, a recently acquired business who have a wealth of specialist pipeline design, operation and optimisation capability.’
Hydrosave AES is part of the SSI Services group of companies under the South Staffs Plc umbrella. The business is well known in the leakage management arena, it has a broad expertise across network management, operation resilience and performance optimisation.
Matt notes, ‘As our clients meet the challenges of the new regulatory AMP7 period, we are well placed to provide support and expertise in asset knowledge, repair and maintenance, and to optimise performance and customer service provision.’