Matthew Hopkinson. Passionate, trusted and highly experienced expert in data validation and interpretation, who has tracked and reported on the UK’s Commercial Real Estate sector for over 20 years.
Founding director of Didobi and previously director of The Local Data Company, CoStar and Property Intelligence. Co-author of The Grimsey Review in 2013 and 2018 . Visiting Professor at UCL, Research Advisory Board member at Nottingham Business School and Volunteer Business Mentor at The Prince’s Trust. Adviser to start up technology and data businesses. Runner up in 2018 Ex Forces in Business Awards – Innovator of the Year category.
Matthew is available for thought leadership, keynote presentations on data, business leadership, the changing ‘high street’ and repurposing towns, chairing industry events and consultancy engagements.
Prior to his commercial career he served in the British Army for seven years where his last appointment was training Royal Marine non-commissioned officers at the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines.