Matthew Sutton

President, Private Client Sector, CH2M
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Matthew Sutton is president of CH2M’s private client sector business. He leads overall global management, strategy, operations and growth of the business, including a worldwide staff of nearly 6,000 professionals in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, India and Asia Pacific. CH2M’s private sector serves major corporations in the oil and gas, manufacturing, industrial, power, chemical, life sciences, electronics and advanced facilities sectors.

Sutton was formerly president of CH2M’s Environment & Nuclear business, its largest operation and market-leading business group—ranked as a leader in Engineering News Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms since 2006, and cited by independent analyst Verdantix as a top leader in the environmental services market in their 2016 Green Quadrant Environmental Benchmark Survey.  

Sutton has three decades of professional experience focused on executive management in environmental consulting and engineering, organizational and business development, and delivering full asset life cycle professional and technical services for private industry and government organizations.

With a proven record of driving performance excellence and growth by focusing on client-centric solutions, technical innovation, employee engagement and safety, Sutton has established enduring business relationships and advocacy with key private and public sector clients, delivering solutions through comprehensive services in:

  • Site Planning and Permitting
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Advanced Facilities and Life Sciences
  • Site Remediation and Revitalization
  • Process Engineering (Hydrocarbons)
  • Facilities and Infrastructure
  • Industrial Water
  • Sustainability / Climate Adaptation

A recognized leader in the environmental and engineering industry, Sutton was invited to high level talks with the Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection in China on advancing air pollution control, hazardous waste management and environmental health and safety in regulatory regimes. He is a dynamic speaker at environmental industry panels, conferences and forums, including keynoting an annual remediation conference in Melbourne, Australia.