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  • Matthew Hughes joins award-winning data centre, IT, and critical communications consultancy, bringing over 25 years’ of experience to the organisation.
  • The new strategic appointment will support the organisation’s growth ambitions and reinforces its mission to deliver best-in-class technical solutions with impeccable service
  • Hughes' holds a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) from Kings College London and is a CNet Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP®).

EfficiencyIT, a specialist in data centres, IT, and critical communications environments, has today announced it has appointed Matthew Hughes as its new Technical Director. Hughes joins the company following a 25-year tenure in the data centre industry having been involved in some of the sector's largest data centres and critical power installations over
the past two decades.

Following the launch of EfficiencyIT’s dedicated range of fully customisable, prefabricated data centres earlier this year, ModularDC, Hughes has been appointed to support the company’s growth ambitions as it scales across EMEA, and for upholding its values for delivering an impeccable service experience. In his new role, Hughes will be responsible for delivering high-quality technical specification, implementation, installation, and support, while providing senior strategic direction to customers within the enterprise, life sciences and government sectors.

As an advocate for training and apprenticeships, and for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers, Hughes will also be responsible for developing the company’s apprenticeship schemes as the company grows:

  • “I’m delighted to join EfficiencyIT as its new Technical Director, and having known the team for over 20 years, it’s a natural evolution and the right time in my career to join the organisation. The company’s drive for technical excellence and its ethos for providing world-class infrastructure environments are well aligned with my engineering values, and I’m excited to contribute to its future successes.”

Today Hughes' holds a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering from Kings College London, and is a CNet Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP®), bolstering the company’s reputation for delivering best-in-class technical solutions.

Nick Ewing, MD at EfficiencyIT says:

  • “As the business grows it’s vital we have the expertise to match our customer's technical requirements and maintain our reputation for delivering best-in-class data centre environments. Matts's extensive knowledge of data centre, UPS, cooling and software solutions, and in the technical delivery of complex power and infrastructure projects, adds significant strength to our technical capabilities and will play an essential role as our company continues to grow.”