Matt Jackson

President

Matt is born and bred in Sheffield and has been working in and around the city all his life. In 2006 he started his own business offering commercial fit out, refurbishment, office furniture and construction services to a wide section of industries covering offices, industrial units, leisure facilities, schools and retail. In 2019 Matt merged UK Workspace with high flying competitor WorkBox, creating WorkBox UK. Matt also joint owns an indoor children’s leisure business with his wife, Big Apple Play City in Rotherham.

Matt became a member of the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce in 2006 and joined the Chamber Council in 2011, moving onto the Board in 2017 and becoming President in 2019. In the role of President he wants to drive change in both the Chamber and the city, with his vision of Chamber of the Future. Ensuring that businesses in traditional and emerging sectors are represented correctly, have the support they need from a changing Chamber, while embracing collaboration between members, sectors, local authorities and our regional chamber neighbours. Pushing the digital, advanced manufacturing and technology sectors to be key drivers in Sheffield City Region, while being mindful of changing social trends.

Outside of work Matt is a Dad, petrol head, music fan, fitness lover and also enjoys a pint of Sheffield’s finest beer!


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