Series 1 Episode 2
Matthew Jeffery VP: Global Head of Employment Branding and Sourcing SAP

Matthew Jeffery

VP: Global Head of Employment Branding and Sourcing, SAP

Matthew is a leading light in the world of recruitment and currently VP Global Head of Sourcing and Employment Brand for SAP, the world leader in software enterprise applications.

Working with SAP has seen him take them on a radical journey to winning 136 awards in 2016 alone. Previous to SAP, Matthew headed EMEA Recruitment & Employment Brand for Autodesk and spent 7 years at Electronic Arts (EA) predominantly overseeing European Studio Recruitment & Global Employment Branding. Matthew is also a well known author of the visionary articles on the future of recruitment: Recruitment 3.0/4.0 & 5.0, and is a regular contributor to heavyweight publications on sourcing and recruitment.

In this insightful interview, Matthew shares his experiences of growing up, his family life and reveals the dynamic drive and personality that has been at the heart of his life and career, including dealing with life’s challenges and times of adversity. Behind the recruitment personality is someone who tackles life with a force and enthusiasm who describes his main passions in life as family, work success, politics and music.

This is a fascinating and revealing interview not to be missed.


What’s your finest achievement? | 1:21
What career advice would you give to other people? | 0:57
Do you like working in a corporate environment? | 1:39


Matthew Jeffery


Series Overview

The first series of Career Life Stories kicked off with Bill Boorman, setting the tone for future episodes with Bill’s honest and open approach which is so important to the success of these interviews.This is followed by Matthew Jeffery, VP Global Head of Sourcing and Employer Brand for SAP and Gareth Jones, Head of Technology for Chemistry Group filmed at Bath Spa University Studios and Thornden Hall in Hampshire.

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