Inward Investment Team
The Inward Investment Team targets potential investors across the UK and overseas in the LEP’s priority sectors, as well as promoting the City Region’s Enterprise Zone. The team works alongside other organisations across the whole of the Sheffield City Region, including the existing business support agencies of the eight local authorities, private sector partners, the chambers and universities.
For more information on investment in the Sheffield City Region visit the Investment Team’s dedicated website www.SCRinvest.com
Rachel joined the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) in May 2012 on secondment from Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, her key responsibility is attracting new inward investors into the region within the Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Sector.
Rachel has a proven track record of being a successful networker, she is able to build relationships both with intermediary organisations and businesses looking to expand into the European Market.
Before working for the LEP she has enjoyed a long and successful career as a manager, working within business development functions in a variety of sectors and fields.
Rachel presents the benefits of the Sheffield City Region to potential investors using her skills as a presenter, trainer and communicator.
Rachel can be contacted on 0114 220 3439 or 07795 953 522
Gareth Morgan, Business Development Manager
Gareth joined the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership in April 2014 on secondment from Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council. Gareth’s role it to attract new inward investors to the region concentrating on the Logistics Sector.
Gareth has a wealth of general management and sales and marketing experience in both Public sector organisations and Private sector companies. He has founded and managed his own business development company.
Gareth can be contacted on 0114 220 3432 or 07800 551 495, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Matthew joined the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) in May 2012. Matthew is part of the Inward Investment Team who are responsible for working on detailed plans and activities to support the push for new lead generation for the City Region. This involves targeting companies across the UK and overseas in a number of the team’s identified priority sectors, to invest in the City Region to create growth, economic activity and jobs. As part of the role Matthew is coordinating the ‘Project Pipeline’ tool, which pulls together all inward investment enquiries from across the region.
Matthew’s role includes developing strong relationships with UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), the Government-sponsored organisation set up to promote inward investment into the UK, as well as working alongside other organisations across the whole of the Sheffield City Region in order to secure its future prosperity. Matthew is also helping to attract investors to the Sheffield City Region, as well as raising its profile, through the production of a range of marketing and promotional documentation.
Matthew can be contacted on 0114 220 3444 or 07795 953 533
Business Development Manager
Tony can be contacted on 0114 254 3433