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Mr. Gillard is a Project Manager with a strong technical background in building operations and facility management of mission critical facilities. He brings more than 15 years’ experience in managing large LEED buildings and supporting capital projects and operations for data centres and other mission critical facilities. Since joining JLL, he has been involved in project management for several data centre clients and has successfully completed multiple projects that include the installation of standby-power generators, large scale parallel UPS systems, centrifugal chillers, conventional and static transfer switches, life safety/security systems, and multiple other technical projects.

Prior to Joining JLL, from 2008-2014, Matt held various roles including Critical Systems Operator, Change Management Coordinator and Manager - Technical Services, with a large Toronto-Based Facility Management Firm. His responsibilities included replacement and commissioning of all aspects of building systems. Matt was also responsible for risk management and governance for the five critical data centres supporting a major Canadian bank’s IT infrastructure.  During his time as Manager - Technical Services, Matt has overseen the management of a million square feet office tower and successfully recertified the property as LEED Gold and BOMA Best Level 4. In addition to these responsibilities he also successfully managed several turn-key projects that included over 120,000 square feet of LEED Interior Office Space and 40,000 square feet of Educational Lab space for a local University. In his early career Matt was a building operator in the health care industry and a Maintenance Mechanic. 

Mr. Gillard’s technical strength, excellent communication and organizational skills, capability in value engineering and building operations provides confidence to JLL client’s with mission critical facilities requiring technical expertise and superior management skills. 

Notable Project Experience:​
  • ​UPS Capacity Increase to Existing Mission Critical Data Centre
  • M&E Expansion to Existing White Tile Environment 
  • Complete Build of a Tier 3 Data Centre
  • Decommission and Install New Fire Alarm System in Existing Mission Critical Data Centre
  • Replace and Upgrade Existing Building Automation System 
  • Installation of Iris Controlled Security Turnstiles
  • ​Demolition of LAN Room Within Existing White Tile Space​

Education and Affiliations
Seneca College, Facility Manager Program
Building Environment Systems Operator Class II and Class I 
Certified as a BOMA Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT) 
C.Tech designation from Ontario Association of Engineering Technician and Technologist ​