Chris joined the Stroke Association in January 2000 and has held a number of operational and strategic positions across the charity including in the areas of business development and service management.
In April 2015 Chris joined the executive board as director of people and organisational development. This includes overseeing human resources, talent and workforce development, internal communications, internal audit and contract compliance, quality assurance, complaint management, and business improvement.
After completing a short period in the nursing profession, Chris spent his early management career with an international charity in the area of community service management and delivery.
Chris has held non-executive director and vice chairman positions for a large NHS commissioning trust, along with two company directorships involved in childcare and training.
His role at the Stroke Association includes developing and delivering an organisational development and people strategy and leading major organisational improvement programmes.
Chris says, “It is an honour to be working for such a great organisation and having the opportunity during my career in shaping and leading our work with such dedicated colleagues and volunteers."