Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street
In his role of Director of Estates, Mat Davies is responsible for the management of Saïd Business School's estate, maintenance, health and safety, conference and event delivery, and central services (including front-facing teams such as reception, porters, security, catering and housekeeping).
Leading a large team, Mat is responsible for the delivery of outstanding buildings, and superior service. A major focus of Mat's role is the capital planning and redevelopment of Saïd Business School's estate, to support the growth of the business, providing exceptional, agile facilities to enable the business to grow and to respond to changes in teaching approaches and self-led learning. Mat works closely with internal stakeholders, donors, external bodies such as the city planning department and as client to a number of architects to ensure that the buildings are truly world-class.
Prior to joining Saïd Business School in 2001, Mat worked in the audiovisual industry, whilst also running a construction management consultancy.