Bruce Matthews

20 January 2014 — Members of the engineering, property and construction sectors were saddened to hear of the passing of former Meinhardt project director Bruce Matthews on Wednesday 15 January 2014.

Mr Matthews was a highly qualified electrical engineer and respected sustainability advisor who held a variety of roles in his 42 years with engineering consultancy Meinhardt, including managing director (1998–2010) and group building services director (1972–1997). He was a long-standing board member for the Victorian Division of the Property Council of Australia and a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia.

Meinhardt chief executive Peter Galvin said: “Bruce’s name is forever connected to the Meinhardt organisation and indeed the broader Australian property industry. He is, and will always be fondly remembered by all of his friends and colleagues who worked with him or knew him over more than five decades of his professional career.”