Matt Foster

Engineering Director, Hydrosave

Matt is a Chartered Civil Engineer with nearly 30 years’ experience in the water industry, recently having joined Hydrosave as Engineering Director.  Hydrosave’s capabilities range from leakage management through to Smart Network design and implementation, and the innovative design and utilisation of various patented pipeline condition assessment tools and analytics.

Prior to Hydrosave, Matt spent 5 years at Jacobs as Senior Associate Director where he led on regulatory assurance, supporting a number of the UK water companies.  Matt’s early consultancy career gave him a background in hydraulic modelling and analysis, including flow and pressure management, and included a spell working with Tallinn Water in Estonia and on the fire mains design of the Channel Tunnel.

He subsequently spent 15 years with Severn Trent Water with responsibilities ranging from capital investment appraisal and delivery, through to strategic growth and development planning.  Matt has experience in demand management, water efficiency, operational incident management and played a key role in a number of company strategic business plan submissions over the last 20 years.