Chris has been an operational retailer for over 40 years. During this long career he has worked for many ‘Blue Chip’ retailers such as The John Lewis Partnership, Laura Ashley, Matalan and he has been a director of several national retail chains.
His career has spanned a variety of different sectors, including department stores, fashion, value, and general merchandise, but he has been focused on the not-for-profit sector over the last eight years, and enjoys the challenges and rewards of the charity sector.
Chris is married to Lisa who is a professional artist and lives in The Forest of Dean. He likes mountain biking, walking and classic motorsport.