Matthew Marson is a Technology & Built Environment Leader.


Eur Ing Dr Matthew Marson MEng (Hons) PhD CEng IntPE(UK) FIMechE FRSA

Marson is the Global Market Sector Director for Technology at Arcadis and the co-founder of Smart Building Bootcamp. Matthew works at the intersection of technology, sustainability, and the built environment. 

Having founded WSP’s Smart Places practice and grown Accenture’s offering in this field, Matthew now leads a €100m business across a range of asset types and geographies.

Matthew was named as the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Young Engineer of the Year 2022 and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Young Visionary 2016 for his work in creating The World’s Most Connected Building. He now sits on the Institution’s Strategy Committee. 

As a recognised thought leader, Marson is a keynote speaker at international industry events related to emerging technology, net-zero design and places at the building and city scales. He was an author in the Encyclopaedia of Sustainable Technologies and a published writer in a variety of journals, earning a doctorate in Smart Buildings.

He has recently launched Smart Building Bootcamp in an effort to share his knowledge and bring smart technology leaders together, to educate the real estate industry on how they can benefit from smart buildings.

Matthew has worked with the below organisations in a professional capacity: