Chris graduated from the University of Canterbury in 1995 and began his professional career as a Business Analyst for Dun & Bradstreet, before joining QBE Trade Credit as Business Development Manager in 2003.
While at QBE, Chris completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Business at the University of Auckland.
In 2010, Chris established the New Zealand agency of COFACE which insures Exporters for payment risk and is Managing Director of this business.
In 2012, Chris became a Director and Shareholder of surety bond intermediary Bonded NZ.
Through the Manawa Nui programme Chris
has developed his
governance experience as an Associate Director for Ngai Tahu Tourism
and Ngai Tahu Holdings