Meet the team behind Derwent fm
Our Senior Leadership team are driven by delivering customer excellence across all parts of the business, always putting them front and centre of everything we do.
The team has a vast wealth of experience across all aspects of the facilities management industry so you know you are in safe hands when you work with us.
Belinda is responsible for the implementation of the strategy and business plan, including growing the number of student communities managed and supported by Derwent Facilities Management.
Belinda has extensive leadership experience gained from a background in hospitality.
Head of Business Development
Grahame has over 10 years’ experience of high-level service delivery in the FM sector within an in-depth knowledge of total facilities management
He started working in FM in the charity sector before moving on to student accommodation. Grahame is passionate about providing excellent service levels for clients and is driven to grow the business.
Head of Finance
Julie has extensive financial experience in a variety of sectors. She is passionate about making finance understandable for everyone.
Applying her commercial skills and experience to make a difference, Julie leads teams to achieve objectives, profitable growth, cost saving initiatives & process improvements – providing significant financial assurance for Board.
“Derwent Facilities Management were initially appointed by Evans Property Group on behalf Student Accommodation Provision LLP in 2012 as Hard & Soft FM Service Provider to Goodricke College which comprised 588 at The University of York, East Heslington campus. This was further endorsed following a tender process where Derwent FM increased their presence on Campus as Hard FM Service provider to Langwith College (651 beds) and Constantine College (622 beds). The Derwent FM Team deliver a high quality professional service which we would wholly recommend to other Student Accommodation providers.