Team / Barry Jackson

Barry Jackson

Head of Yorkshire and North East  /  Leeds

Biography

Barry joined BGF in 2013 and leads the team in Yorkshire and the North East. He has c20 years’ experience of advising and investing in entrepreneurial businesses, previously spending eleven years at Deloitte in Leeds.

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and also holds a degree in Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics (MORSE) from the University of Warwick.

He lives in North Leeds and is married with two children and outside of work spends the majority of his time with his family and keeps fit by going to the gym regularly. As well as the various non-executive board positions that Barry currently holds, notable deals which he has led which have now exited include BGF’s £10m investment in Chemoxy in 2015 (exited to Novacap SAS in 2017) and also BGF’s £5m investment in Arcinova in 2018, exited to Quotient Sciences in 2021.

Contact

Leeds

12th floor, Platform
New Station Street
Leeds, LS1 4JB

07799 433572

0113 335 1024

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