Co-leads UK financial services team and loves building multi-stakeholder campaigns and issues management.
Led a very busy team at Tesco Bank as Head of Communications and also supported the Scottish Government to create the Scottish National Investment Bank.
Love reading (fiction and history), art and antiques.
Chris is a Managing Director and co-leads the Financial Services team in the UK. Chris has advised multiple major listed and private clients in the UK and across Europe, including Aviva, Adecco, BAE Systems, Bain Capital, Costa Coffee, Munich Re, Monzo and Visa. Chris specialises in developing multi-stakeholder campaigns and issues management from high-stakes media engagement to major company transformation projects. Chris is a passionate about identifying talent, helping to build and develop FGS Global’s international graduate scheme.
Prior to FGS Global, Chris was Head of Communications at Tesco Bank reporting into the CEO and he was a member of the Tesco Group Communications leadership team. Additionally, Chris has a wealth of political experience having advised the Scottish Government on two significant transformation projects, including the creation of the Scottish National Investment Bank, and working in the House of Commons as a defence and foreign policy researcher to a party leader.
Chris is a passionate advocate of social and economic inclusion through The Prince’s Trust and he is Board Trustee of the National Galleries of Scotland. Chris graduated in history from the University of Glasgow, where he served as president of the university union.