Marianne Hawksworth

Investment Manager

 T: 0114 223 2353  M: 07876 853652

About me: After studying at university I fell in love with the city and am delighted to take up a role which attracts investment from national and international businesses. I bring over 10 years of experience within business development within the private sector to my role as Investment Manager. I identify inward investment opportunities and attract businesses into the city providing relevant links to services and intermediaries to support the client. I come to Sheffield Council after a number of years working on key inward investment projects in Economic Development at Wakefield Council.  

Jon Denton

Investment Manager

 T: 0114 223 2355  M: 07810 152410

About me: I bring 30 years of banking experience to my role as Investment Manager for City Growth Department.  During my banking career I consistently delivered both tailored financial and non-financial solutions to help my business customers grow.  As an Investment Manager for City Growth Department, my role is to work with large, growing companies in Sheffield.


Anne Brennan

HR Business Consultant

 T: 0114 223 2379  M: 07767 474198

About me: Prior to working for City Growth Department, I held HR Management roles in the Logistics Industry, working in partnership with major blue-chip clients in the Manufacturing and Retail sectors, working at both operational and strategic level.





Dean Hughes

Investment Manager

 T: 0114 223 2382  M: 07825 114827

About me: I work as an Investment Manager, primarily focused on working to attract new inward investors to Sheffield.  I have over 10 years’ experience working in Economic Development, supporting local businesses and inward investors. I have worked closely with many growing businesses in the region across a wide range of sectors.