Chris works as an advisor for the Plunkett Foundation and as a Peer Broker for Power to Change, advising community businesses and helping them develop strategies that support their long-term resilience and success.
Chris is a passionate believer in the of role community shares and has successfully assisted a diverse range of groups launch share offers to raise capital to support their community businesses.
He combines this work with the role of Chair at Bretforton Community Shop, which has successfully traded as a community business for the past 6 years.
Chris has a senior management background in technology product management and marketing to both business and consumers. He served as director of a PLC business in the 1980s and in addition to his marketing experience, he now brings this extensive knowledge of governance, finance and business planning to community-owned enterprises.
Chris is Licensed by the Community Shares Unit to award the Community Shares Standard Mark.