Matthew Klas

Matthew Klas

Director

Matthew joined HLT in January 2010. A graduate of The Goodman School of Business at Brock University, Matthew holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree as well as a Masters of Business Administration. During his time studying at Brock, Matthew and a colleague also developed an award winning business plan that involved opening and operating a new gaming venue.

In his time with HLT Matthew has completed projects in the gaming and tourism industries in numerous Canadian and US markets as well as some international jurisdictions. In the gaming industry notable projects include the evaluation of proposals for full-service casinos in Kansas, Massachusetts and Ontario as well as completing market assessments in British Columbia, Ho Chi Minh City and Vladivostok. Notable projects in the tourism and hospitality industry include expansion studies for the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and the Calgary Telus Convention Centre as well as annually completing the Convention Centres of Canada benchmarking report.

Outside of work Matthew enjoys a variety of recreational sports including baseball, basketball, volleyball and tennis.