Matthew Ottley

Matthew Ottley NSW & ACT Manager

Matthew Ottley is an Associate and Managing Consultant with the Sydney office specialising in environmental noise control, building and room acoustics, mechanical services and industrial noise control. He graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) with Honours in 2000 and has 20 years of experience in consulting acoustics, working in Sydney since 1998, before joining Marshall Day in 2014.

Matthew has had involvement in a wide range of projects including performing arts, education, hospitality, commercial, civic, industrial, transport and infrastructure. He has provided expert evidence, both for individual parties and as a joint expert, in matters relating to environmental and building acoustics. Matthew currently sits on the Executive Board of the Association of Australasian Acoustical Consultants (AAAC) and is involved in the review and preparation of Guideline documents.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Elec, Hons), University of Sydney
  • MAAS – Member of the Australian Acoustical Society
  • MIE Aust – Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia
  • MIOA – Member of the Institute of Acoustics (UK)


Designing for Speech in a Circular Room Building a University Music Facility in a Reused Printery Building Identifying Noise Levels of Individual Rail Pass-by Events Lateral reflections in the Sydney Town Hall; preservation of room acoustics in a historically significant venue

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+61 2 9282 9422

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