Mathew, the site supervisor, graduated from the University of Leicester with a BA in Archaeology, and an MA in Landscape Studies. Since graduating he has worked for several units and museums in Cambridgeshire, excavating a wide range of rural and urban archaeology ranging from the prehistoric to medieval period. Since 2004 he has worked for ULAS where he has participated in a series of major urban excavations in Leicester, including the Highcross Leicester Project, as well as other projects across the East Midlands. In 2010 he completed the report for the excavations ULAS carried out beneath De Montfort University’s new Business and Law Building and in 2011 he co-authored Visions of Ancient Leicester. His interests include urban archaeology, and Roman and medieval archaeology.