Born and bred in Pembrokeshire, Chris gained an honours degree in Pharmacy in Cardiff before starting working life with Boots the Chemist in Cwmbran, subsequently going on to own and build two successful community pharmacy businesses in the West Country and back in Pembrokeshire.
He has a number of roles in the private and public healthcare sector including being a Non Executive adviser of Alliance Healthcare Distribution Ltd. He is Deputy Chairman of the Bevan Commission, Vice Chairman of the Life Sciences Hub Wales Ltd, Non-Executive Director to the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee for Health and Social Services at Welsh Government and recently appointed on the Advisory Board of the School of Management, Swansea University.
He is also Managing Director of a property development company and runs a portfolio of rental properties across Pembrokeshire. Chris is a member of the Wales Advisory Board of Marie Curie Cancer Care and a governor of Pembrokeshire College.
Chris became Chair of the Port of Milford Haven in August 2017 having served as Vice Chair since 2012. He is a member of both the Remuneration and Nominations Committees.