Born in Leeds, Jackson comes from a family of teachers, with both parents and sister working within the education sector. He graduated from Teesside University in 2005 with a BSc Hons in Multimedia, focusing specifically on educational software.
Having worked for both Leeds West Academy and its predecessor school, Intake High School, Jackson has turned his hand to a number of roles involving digital communication and system development, including graphics, virtual learning environments, websites and presentations coupled with training and staff development in these areas.
Jackson took on the role of Graphic and Web Designer for the Trust in 2016, overseeing the creation and development of the Trust and its Academies' brand image. He has created award-winning production collateral for Academy shows, websites, large format displays, advertisements, newsletters, video content and animation, with a keen focus on ensuring a consistent standard of visual communications.
Jackson is the proud owner of three dogs and like them, he loves food and walking.