About Us

Sandy Hopkins 2019
Sandy Hopkins
Chief Executive, Southampton City Council

Southampton is an exciting place to be. We have great ambition and our track record shows that we can deliver on that ambition.

Southampton is recognised as a city that is really going places: a city of opportunity. The PwC report places us in the top three cities in England in terms of growth, we’ve been in the top 5 for many years and we are one of the fastest growing cities.

If you want to be part of a successful city, come and talk to our team of experts and we will help you be part of a very successful future.

WE CAN HELP

A comprehensive service for businesses considering relocating, expanding or investors seeking commercial development opportunities:

  • Work with developers, investors and occupiers to unlock development sites and opportunities
  • Identify suitable business premises or sites and arrange viewings with commercial agents
  • Provide tailored information on skills, industry strengths, the local economy and living in Southampton and the surrounding area
  • Identify grants and funding and provide support with recruitment and training
  • Organise tours showcasing the city’s offer to investors and businesses

Meet the team

  • Mike Harris Deputy Chief Executive
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  • Pete Boustred Head of Green City & Infrastructure
    Pete 2019
  • Tina Dyer Slade Interim Service Lead Capital Assets
    Tina 2019
  • Matthew Hill Economic Development Manager
    Matt 2019
  • Wendy Bennett City Development Manager
    wendy
  • Paulina Piotrowski Economic Development Officer
    Paulina 2019
  • John Maillard Service Manager Regeneration & Development
    John Maillard

NEED HELP? GET IN TOUCH

If you would like to be part of Southampton’s success story, discover more about our ambitions and the opportunities available please get in touch:

Matthew Hill
Economic Development Manager

Tel: 07979702636
Email: matthew.hill@southampton.gov.uk
@InvestSoton
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