Chris has specific responsibility for implementing strategically planned and appropriate technology solutions for the company, managing reporting systems for customer and internal stakeholders; and leading and mentoring our team of IT professionals.
He ensures that we continue to build on our proud reputation for developing innovative and tailor-made systems in-house.
As part of our senior Leadership Team, Chris also contributes to the overall direction of the business.
Chris joined Grocontinental with a wealth of relevant IT experience, gained in both the UK and overseas. During his 30 year career, he has held senior positions with a number of high-profile businesses. These have included Global Head of Projects with ITC Global Security in London and Director of Operations for Tarasoft Corporation in Canada.
Before taking up his role, Chris worked on a consultancy basis for Cap Gemini, Select Service Partner and CoSocius.
Chris is a passionate animal welfare advocate, actively supporting a number of rescue societies - volunteering at events, fostering animals and of course, attending to their IT needs.
An outdoor enthusiast, Chris is often found hiking the hills of Shropshire and North Wales with friends and family and his closest companion, Otter, a retired racing greyhound. Weather and time permitting, he also likes to exercise the privileges of his pilot’s licence and take to the skies for a different view of the countryside.