Chris qualified in 1995 as a Registered General Nurse at the Whittington Hospital in London then working in orthopaedics and Emergency Departments in several London hospitals. In 1998 he obtained his Accident & Emergency Nursing course (ENB3) and then qualified as a Children’s Nurse from City University in 2000. In 2007 he received his Masters In Public Administration from London Southbank University. Chris received his General Diploma In Laws from Southbank University in 2017 and Legal Practice Diploma from London Metropolitan University in 2020. He is an instructor in the following Resuscitation Council provider courses: Advanced Life Support, European Paediatric Advanced Life Support, Generic Instructor Course.
Chris is responsible for the overall strategic management of the business and supports the operational work of the leadership team however wherever the demands of his role allow he still likes to be involved in the direct delivery of training programmes. His responsibilities as Executive Chairman include policy development, strategic direction, contract management and he acts as General Counsel supporting legal matters and liaison with external Counsel for the business.
Substantial experience in accident and emergency nursing then became a Resuscitation Officer at UCLH in central London. Developed and managed the Resuscitation Service at UCLH for 4 years developing risk assessment tools, training programmes, infrastructure and policy. Along with colleagues he was an inaugural officer of the Association of London Resuscitation Officers group and has been involved in the development of resuscitation strategy and practice for over 15 years. He has in the past been a General Manager and Head of Clinical Services for a private hospital.
Currently he is working on developing innovative resuscitation equipment solutions and primary research developing the professional knowledge base around aspects of management of emergency situations.