Matthew Johnson

Principal

Matthew H. Johnson is the Structural Design Practice Leader for Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) and Structural Engineering Division Head for SGH’s Chicago office.  Matt leads a team of engineers in the structural design and rehabilitation of buildings, the design of structurally complex building enclosures, and design of non-traditional structures including structured landscapes, temporary installations, and public art projects. 

Matt pushes forward the agenda of design value for clients with an approach that is both cross disciplinary and innovative.  Matt is a licensed professional engineer in twenty-six states and three Canadian provinces.  He lectures at client workshops and universities as well as being an active studio critic in numerous architectural design programs.