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Leading Project and Cost Management Consultancy MGAC | RLF Hires Matt Barrington as Director


LONDON (19 December 2022) MGAC | RLF, the global project and cost management consultancy has announced Matt Barrington, MRICS, has joined its London office as a director.

Matt joins MGAC | RLF from Gleeds where he was head of the firm’s London residential sector. Previous experience includes roles at Equals Consulting, GHCS, and Turner & Townsend where he led the commercial developer business unit, achieving significant growth in revenue and headcount.

He has over 15 years of experience in the construction industry ranging from site-based project delivery to P&L accountability. His expertise includes acting on behalf of blue-chip clients and taking the lead on several significant developments in London, including Nine Elms Square and One Nine Elms, Holland Park Residence, 20 Grosvenor Square, Chelsea Barracks, and Heathrow Airport.

Sean Clemons, managing director at MGAC | RLF, commented: “Matt’s superb technical knowledge enables him to advise clients across all aspects of commercial management, including cost modelling and benchmarking, procurement, supply chain management, commercial project controls, and value management. He has proven experience successfully growing business units, leading large teams, and building strong client relationships throughout his previous roles, and we see him as a great asset to our growing UK team.”

Matt Barrington commented: “I’m thrilled to join MGAC | RLF at such an exciting time for the business and feel I am naturally aligned with the company’s outward looking approach. I have experience leading teams at all stages of the real estate lifecycle and delivering major projects and programmes across various sectors, including residential, mixed-use, retail, aviation, and commercial. I look forward to working with my colleagues in the UK and internationally on some of the most prestigious projects in the world.”

Matt received his BSC (Hons) from Loughborough University in Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying. He is a Chartered Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and was also a finalist for the Construction’s Future Leaders Award.

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