HFS Core Team

Josh Matthews

Senior Research Analyst

Josh Matthews is a Senior Research Analyst at HFS Research, based in Cambridge following a Master’s programme covering Engineering Management at Cambridge University’s Institute for Manufacturing (IfM). His research tackled operational and environmental improvements in industry, and the implementation and management of sustainable initiatives. On behalf of the university, Josh worked on consulting projects with Unilever, as well as SMEs in the tech and marketing spaces.


Josh had previously graduated from Loughborough University with a first-class master’s in Chemical Engineering; over the course of this degree he spent a year at Total in the oil refining industry, and a semester at UC Santa Barbara, publishing work which is currently being commercialised on low-CO2 hydrogen production.


Josh is a keen cricketer, former competitive swimmer, and dabbles in racket sports… while also being partial to a Sipsmith perfect serve and most things edible.