Chris is a worldwide leader in organizational excellence at investing in change. He works with people in diverse cultures, industries, and companies, helping them to create value they want from all the changes that keep happening in their markets.
Born in the Victorian seaside splendour of Eastbourne, England, Chris lives near Toulouse in France, and travels everywhere. As a hands-on practitioner and mentor, his passion is working with executives and senior managers, transforming their methods and plans for investing in change, to deliver the outcomes they need with the least possible risk.
Chris has deep insights into the cultural, structural and operational reasons why enterprises succeed or fail at investing in change. He also has a relentless focus on goals-driven, agile and efficient investments. His ability to turn all of this into practical observations and actions, with rapid and tangible results, is highly valued by the people he works with.
As a charismatic, challenging and thought-leading speaker, Chris delivers keynote speeches, facilitates workshops, and hosts seminars. He chairs conferences on innovation, business change and transformation, delivers public and private briefings, as well as visiting lectures at universities in New York, London and Copenhagen. His audiences are typically company executives, portfolio managers, enterprise architects, and technology leaders.
Chris is also the author of probably the only trilogy of business novels on the planet – The FruITion Trilogy – which explore the cultural, personal and organizational journeys involved in becoming excellent at creating value from change. While his books are works of fiction, Chris’s experiences in solving real-world challenges mean his stories can resonate deeply with people who are involved in either choosing or managing their organization’s investments in change.