Chris is currently the strategic funding manager for TWI, where he leads on government engagement and the funding for larger projects. He also represents TWI on the metals council and regionally in the Tees Valley.
Chris re-joined TWI in 2014 after spending 9 years working as a technical specialist for the government within DTI (BEIS) and then UKTI, where he was one of the Advanced Engineering Specialists working on advanced technology and research focused inward investment. He originally joined TWI as a senior project leader covering microelectronics; prior to this, he led the manufacturing technology team for the optoelectronics division of GEC Marconi
Originally from Middlesbrough he completed his degree and Ph.D. at Leeds University