Dr Matthew Braymatt-bray300x300-150x150


Business Unit Director

 Matthew began working for Breathing Buildings in 2010, after completing a PhD in engineering at the University of Cambridge. He is a chartered engineer and has previously worked for Rolls-Royce and Rovtech Systems. On helping clients: “The aim of our work is simple: help people realise how they can save energy and create a more pleasant environment for occupants through sensible management of heat and ventilation in their buildings”.

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Sales Director

  Huw joined the team in 2011. Since 1997, he has been designing and developing ventilation, filtration and evaporative air cooling systems for commercial, industrial and domestic building types. Prior to joining Breathing Buildings, Huw specialised specifically in the design of natural ventilation systems and the development of control strategies to ensure the systems operate at their maximum efficiency.

Dr Owen ConnickClearViewIP-019-150x150


Technical Director

  Owen joined Breathing Buildings as a Consulting Engineer in 2014. He now heads up the design and consultancy teams. After a first degree in Aerospace Engineering at Imperial College London, Owen stayed in academia and completed his PhD on the fluid mechanics of hybrid natural ventilation. Owen has presented at numerous CIBSE/ASHRAE seminars, and is keen on many aspects of sustainability in the built environment.

Steve NewcombSteve Newcomb


Operations Director

  Steve joined Breathing Buildings in 2017 having previously worked for Parker Hannifin Manufacturing, AMOT and rooflight company Sunsquare. Steve’s experience includes manufacturing, operational performance, customer service, logistics, installation/service and safety & site facility responsibility. Steve coordinates all of these functions for Breathing Buildings.

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