Located in Sydney
Bachelor of Engineering (Mech) (Hons I)
(University of NSW)
Executive Master of Public Administration
(University of Sydney)
Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP)
Matthew Clark is a Director and co-founder of Common Capital. He is highly experienced in the development, implementation and evaluation of large, technical sustainability policies and programs. He is a recognised national expert on ecological sustainable development practice.
Matthew has more than a decade’s experience in public sector and engineering roles, and is a certified measurement and verification (M&V) professional. He specialises in economic modelling, technical, program design and implementation issues.
- Matthew was the chief architect for the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS), an energy rating tool for commercial office space. Even as a voluntary scheme it accounted for ratings on more than 60% of national commercial floor space. It is now mandatory for larger offices, and continues to be highly successful.
- For the NSW Government, Matthew managed funding allocation and measurement and verification of savings from many energy efficiency projects and programs. These included the $350m per annum Climate Change Fund, the $63m Home Power Savings Program, $170m of Home Saver Rebates, and $90m of government retrofits under the Treasury Loan Fund.
Prior to co-founding Common Capital, Matthew worked as Director Water and Energy Programs for the NSW Office of Environment.
He previously held a range of delivery roles in the NSW Environment Department and NSW Sustainable Energy Development Authority, and worked as a project engineer with Connell Mott MacDonald and BHP.