University of Wolverhampton City Campus

Meet the Team

Meet the BECCI Team

Paul Hampton - Project director

Paul Hampton is the Director of the Built Environment Climate Change Innovations project and Head of Employability within the Faculty of Science & Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton. Using his extensive industry partner network, and positions such as being President of the Regional branch Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors he is well placed to provide strategic support to the BECCI project. 

Glenn Barrowman - Project Manager

Glenn graduated from Paisley College of Technology with a BSc in Land Economics, becoming an Associate of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 1989. Prior to joining the University in August 2010 Glenn held positions within the educational, science and technology park and economic development sectors in his native Scotland. For the past 15 years Glenn has held senior positions within Coventry University, Aston Science Park and the University of Wolverhampton.

During his period of employment with the University of Wolverhampton Glenn has worked in a business development capacity with a wide range of Schools and Departments in particular the School of Applied Sciences, now incorporated within the Faculty of Science and Engineering, assisting the Schools with their income generation and industry engagement activities. As Built Environment Climate Change Innovations Project Manager Glenn is responsible, supported by his experienced team of Knowledge Transfer Managers and research colleagues, for the successful delivering this Built Environment business support initiative.

Robert Stuart - Knowledge Transfer Manager

Robert originally qualified in Polymer Technology and worked for many years in technical and quality roles for multi-national packaging businesses. Working in Germany, Switzerland and USA, as a Technical and Quality Director he was responsible for bringing development ideas into production.

He took the opportunity to change direction in 2008 and, building on an MBA, retrained as a Building Surveyor. The position of BECCI Knowledge Transfer Manager uses many of the technical development and business skills to assist regional businesses to develop their ideas that are able to be used to improve the current housing stock and consequently reduce carbon dioxide emissions

Neil Young - Knowledge Transfer Manager

Neil trained in engineering and started his career working in an agricultural engineering research institute, he has worked in manufacturing, electronic design and construction for many years and has spent the last 10 years running his own business helping companies of all sizes to grow.

Neil’s particular strength is generating ideas that work, successfully introducing new products and services to the market. He has knowledge of Intellectual property, electronic and mechanical design and low energy building.  Neil works with companies to help them build high growth enterprises that are easy to run and manage.

At BECCI he has also assisted companies with marketing and branding, raising finance, product development, promotion and presentation.

Terry Davies - Project Administrator

Terry has worked in various roles across a range of sectors, as well as running a number of businesses. He has spent the last 12 years in finance, 5 of which have been at the University.   His BECCI work covers the day-to-day office administration, as well as ensuring that all the ‘I’s are dotted and the ‘T’s crossed to comply with EU funding rules.

Hajrija Dergic

Hajrija Dergic has just commenced her MSc. in Marketing at the University of Wolverhampton. She joined BECCI in February 2014 as a Marketing Executive and has since created Business and Marketing reports for SMEs within the West Midlands, produced marketing materials such as contact databases, client information packs, workshop brochures and case studies. She maintains the social media presence in order to ensure clients are aware of the assistance that is available in terms of business support, funding and promotional opportunities

Latest from @BECCI_ERDF


Built Environment Climate Change Innovations

MI128, Faculty of Science and Engineering

University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street

Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY


Direct Dial: 01902 32 1028



The BECCI project has various social media profiles, if tyou would like to view and subscribe please see the relevant channels below



Built Environment Climate Change Innovations (BECCI) is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund to promote sustainable economic growth