director of infrastructure development
Matt Wheeldon is a chartered civil engineer who has spent 30 years working in water and wastewater asset planning, regulation, engineering, construction, operation and maintenance.
For the past 24 years he has worked for Wessex Water and is currently director of infrastructure development.
He worked with Government on Defra’s Storm Overflow Taskforce and chaired a review of where legislation could evolve that would encourage greater adherence to the good rainwater management principles.
He is a keen environmentalist and wild swimmer and passionate about holistic solutions to problems. He hates siloed thinking and wet wipes.