Chris studied Geography and Management Studies at Leeds University. He went on to qualify as a Chartered Accountant at Arthur Andersen in 1999. In 2002 he moved to specialise in Transaction Advisory Services with Ernst & Young, including a year-long secondment in Royal Bank of Scotland’s Acquisition Finance team in 2005.
The following year he launched a startup private equity fund ‘Endless’ with former colleagues at Ernst & Young. Subsequently becoming a Partner and leading investment in the North of England whilst developing and launching the highly successful sister SME fund Enact.
In 2016 Chris embarked on a plural career launching his own niche advisory firm Obelisk 16 and taking on numerous Chairman roles including leading Nimbus’s expansion into the UK. At Nimbus Chris looks forward sharing his experience with companies in the region.