Chris is a solicitor and executive who has significant experience in the financial services sector. Most recently a director of a Building Society he has hands on experience of dual regulated FCA and PRA regulated businesses, his role included general counsel and the Senior Management Function for Compliance.
Chris was previously the head of the corporate department and senior member of management of a niche City shipping and insurance law firm. He specialises in regulatory issues and the operational and business requirements of financial services businesses.
His recent portfolio includes overseeing the implementation of the PRA and FCA operational resilience requirements, and building the plan to implement the new Consumer Duty regime. Chris has also advised on various business critical IT and outsourcing contracts, as well as investments in various business ventures including an online start up and employment law issues.