Our Team > Matt Beveridge

Matt joined SWM as our second Young Director in July 2017. Having made a hugely valuable contribution to the organisation during his year in this role, he continues to contribute to our board as a Director.

Matt is a young business professional with a practical, flexible and creative approach to work.

Born and raised in the West Midlands, he is a Business and Communications graduate from the University of Birmingham Business School. With a strong interest in business and commerce, Matt is passionate about developing new innovative solutions that deliver environmental, social and economic benefits to the region.

In his role as Innovation Manager at the University of Birmingham, Matt provides support to the Director of Estates and his core team in a range of work activities, including identifying and exploring new products, services and processes to achieve the organisations ‘best in the class’ aspirations for the University Estate. Previously, Matt was Deputy Manager for Environmental Services at the University of Birmingham, and was responsible for the management of a range of facility services and contracts. To date, a key achievement includes establishing a student ‘Green Community’; home to 184 students that share a passion for sustainable living.

He is also a member of the University’s Sustainability Task Group, a network responsible for the strategic and operational delivery of sustainability initiatives.

Outside of work Matt enjoys a busy social life, and is a recent convert to the theatre. He enjoys road cycling and recently completed a 600km tour down the West Coast of France.