Matt Deegan - Corporate Development Executive, GWR Group plc

Matt’s radio career started at University where he ran the student radio station. After bidding for a North London FM radio licence with a youth format in 1999, Matt joined the Radio Academy where he helped develop member services for the organisation.

Matt joined GWR in 2001 and his responsibilities now include the development of new digital radio services and applying for new analogue radio licences in addition to carrying out individual special projects for the group.

He is GWR’s representative to the Digital Radio Development Bureau’s marketing group, the organisation that co-ordinates both commercial radio and the BBC’s marketing of DAB Digital Radio.