Chris brings 50 years of business experience across a wide range of industries.
His executive career was spent at BP, where he became the Main Board Director responsible for Asia, Africa, and BP’s global science and technology programmes.
He was Chairman of the London Stock Exchange plc, Chairman of the UK’s National Air Traffic Services, Chairman of The British Land Company plc, Chairman of Partnership Assurance plc, and Chairman of Just Group plc.
He was a Non-Executive Director of Lloyds TSB plc, Powergen plc, and the Qatar Financial Services Authority.
He was a UK Business Ambassador, and UK Sustainability Commissioner.
He served on Government advisory committees for aviation, and oil and gas.
He served on a wide range of charities and not for profit boards, including the London Business School, Institute for Public Policy Research, and the Centre for European Policy Studies.