Chartered accountant in the chair.
He has been job-hunting since leaving renewable fuels company GTL Resources plc when the company closed its UK office in January. "Obviously the global economic downturn is hitting North East industry hard and many companies are just not recruiting as they try to ride out the recession," he said.
"So when outgoing TSCA chair Heather O'Driscoll asked if I would be interested in taking over from her, I eventually agreed."
Hartlepool-born Mr Jackson took a maths and physics degree at Durham University. He trained as a chartered accountant and worked for a number of North East firms before changing course to join CPL Aromas in 1998, He was later chief financial officer for PAGID UK in North Yorkshire, and worked at Petroplus Refining Teesside Ltd as financial controller, before joining GTL Resources as group financial controller two years ago.
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|Publication:||The Journal (Newcastle, England)|
|Date:||Aug 5, 2009|
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