Matt is the Technical Director at CSA, joining us in 2001 having worked in the acoustic industry in the UK, Germany and Australia since 1991. He is responsible for overseeing and assisting with the team’s CPD and technical training progression at the company.
A member of the Institute of Acoustics and a registered ANC sound insulation inspector, he has been involved in a wide variety of projects, including industrial noise assessment and control, building and architectural acoustics and environmental noise from infrastructure developments. Matt is also an Expert Witness Bond Solon trained consultant at Clarke Saunders Experts.
Matt has provided expert witness representation on retrospective claims for historic noise induced hearing loss and hand arm vibration syndrome, as well as to licensing hearings and public consultation events. These have included presentation of a scheme intended to develop a semi-rural agricultural use for entertainment use and the proposed re-routing of the Pacific Highway between Woodburn and Ballina, New South Wales. Matt also has provided expert evidence regarding identification, measurement and remediation of acoustic defects in buildings. Matt has worked on numerous noise at work assessments following the issue of the 1989 Noise at Work Regulations and the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005, providing him with invaluable experience of a range of potentially damaging noise sources.