17 September 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Matthew Kitson

Director, Middle East
Hilson Moran

Matthew is a Regional Director for Hilson Moran, based in our Qatar office. He is responsible for all projects that are run from the office. Matt leads with a design ethos to develop well-engineered, functional buildings and masterplans that are sustainable and environmentally progressive.

Starting his career as a mechanical engineer, Matthew went on to specialise in the application of advanced environmental computer modeling, managing environmental specialist teams at a number of leading consulting engineers. Matthew is a regular speaker on environmentally responsible design and sustainable solutions at national and international summits and universities.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Chartered Engineer—Engineering Council
  • Grade A Environmental Engineer—MMUP Qatar
  • Certified Green Professional GSAS—Building Topology and Sports
  • BEng (Hons) in Environmental Engineering
  • Member Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers
  • Member American Society of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers

Projects worked on:

Tameer Towers and National Bank of Abu Dhabi HQ



10:05 AM Case study: Facade creation for a pavilion in Dubai

  • Innovation in modern architecture: Coinciding geometry with engineering
  • Structural challenges of highly complex geometrical facades

4:00 PM Facade environmental performance optimisation from masterplanning to building scale

  • General masterplanning arrangements and principles
  • Techniques to measure solar radiation from masterplanning


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Matthew.

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