Matt O’Hara

Production Manager

Matt’s involvement in aluminium engineering within the marine industry exceeds 20 years, constructing DNV-GL, USCG, ABS and LR classed vessels. After commencing his career in fabrication with Western Australian Boat Builders, Matt joined Austal in 1998 as a Production Supervisor where his talents saw him quickly promoted up through the ranks and sent to the USA to establish their Alabama construction facility for military and commercial vessels.

Having worked in the USA for 8 years and having expanded into the construction and delivery of luxury superyachts, Matt moved to the UK in 2008 to work for Palmer Johnson Yachts. During this time Matt was heavily involved in establishing and setting up their luxury yacht manufacturing facility in Southampton England and was entrusted with directing the construction, fitout, refit and repair of their superyachts.

Matt brings a wealth of boat building expertise, both domestic and international to Echo Yachts.