Chris has been the Chief Executive of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand since February 2014, with previous roles as General Manager of the HR and Public Affairs functions at Christchurch City Council (throughout the earthquake period and beyond), New Zealand Post, DHL, Johnson & Johnson, Lloyds TSB and BAE Systems.
During his three decades in people and organisational leadership Chris has been the executive leader of the people and other functions across a wide variety of sectors including Local Government, Financial Services, IT, Telecommunications, Government Defence, Medical Devices and Logistics.
His experience encompasses private, public, local government, state owned enterprises and not for profit.
His career has seen him working in the UK, the Middle East, the US, Europe and, since 2005, New Zealand.
Chris is passionate about people.