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Chris has been Deputy Chairman of ONE NorthEast, Chairman of NSEI, Chairman of the North East Employer Coalition and a Visiting Professor at Newcastle University Business School.

Chris has inspired and implemented several significant local partnership projects that have contributed to regional regeneration strategies. He has championed engineering skills and apprenticeship programmes and initiated many projects to support enterprise and entrepreneurs.

One North East

ONE - Former Deputy Chairman


TDR - Founder member


Alchemists - Founder member

Entrepreneurs Forum

Entrepreneurs Forum - Founder member

North East Finance

North East Finance