Matthew Payne
Investment Manager
As the Investment Manager at Sheffield City Region, Matt works in partnership with the nine regional Local Authorities, UKTI colleagues and other key stakeholders to maximise new business investment in to the region. This includes managing the regional enquiry database and working closely with a variety of businesses to help fulfil their relocation requirements. Having previously worked in Economic Development roles both in Chesterfield and Leicester, Matt has built up a wide range of experience and knowledge within inward investment, business support, project management and business growth. Matt has also spent time working abroad, helping to gain an insight in to a different industry sector, as well as a different country! Outside of work, Matt enjoys participating in and watching a wide range of sports including running, football, hiking and skiing. He is a member of Hallamshire Harriers Athletics Club and an avid supporter of Leicester City Football Club. He currently resides in Sheffield with his wife, Gemma.