Head of Economic & Cultural Development, Bournemouth Council
Chris has been working in Economic Development since 2005, providing the connection between businesses and government across the South Coast. Having worked in West Sussex, Hampshire and now Bournemouth, Chris has been involved with many of the region’s major companies and business networks, creating projects and opportunities that help businesses to grow.
His current role as Head of Economic & Cultural Development is to deliver projects that help Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole achieve its economic & cultural potential. This is split into 4 areas:
- Supporting and encouraging business growth;
- Promoting the area as a great place to live, work and visit;
- Developing the physical environment for growth (buildings, urban realm, infrastructure);
- Enhancing and promoting the area’s green credentials.
Chris is a family man who enjoys playing and listening to music, swimming and socialising.