We’ve got some big, complex, nasty problems, and the only way we’re going to hit it is if we come out with fresh ideas.”

Matt Gurr

Technical Director at Aurecon


With a deep passion for transforming datacentres into a sustainable and societally respected industry while maintaining their viability as high performing financial organisations. Matt is keen advocate of the need to bring broad diversity to find new and innovative ways to address the burning problems that we are facing as an industry.

He is a collaborative design leader with over 20 years working in the built environment and mission critical fields. From his initial roles with the Ministry of Defence in the UK, he is now based in Sydney, where he specialises in the design and development of Data Centre facilities, bringing his skills in mission critical environments to organisations requiring high levels of uptime and reliability.

Career highlights include working with major international organisations including NEXTDC, Global Switch, Equinix, IBM, Telstra, Metronode, Woolworths and ANZ.

How can people in the data centre actually improve operational performance?
Read Aurecon’s article on creating a data centre environment that support employee productivity. It features our very own Senior Director of Advisory Services Anthony Saba sitting down with Technical Director Matt Gurr at Connected Cloud & DC Edge.

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