Former Sheffield Assay Office man takes chairman role.

Former Sheffield Assay Office chairman Christopher Jewitt has been appointed to the British Hallmarking Council as chairman.

As chairman of the British Hallmarking Council, Jewitt will oversee hallmarking across the UK. He will chair a team that will work to uphold the high levels of protection for both trade and the consumer on hallmarked products, and to ensure that any legislation brought about within the industry is upheld.


Jewitt has previously served as Master Cutler of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire, and was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for South Yorkshire in 1996. He is currently a director of Sheffield hand tool manufacturing firm Footprint Sheffield.