Chris is a member of the founding team at Black Thrive and is a Director at Social Finance. In his role to support the launch of Black Thrive, Chris supports Healthwatch Lambeth on Black Thrive's fundraising efforts as well as partnership governance. 

Chris joined Social Finance. He primarily works on the Impact Incubator, which partners with foundations to develop sustainable, scaleable solutions to entrenched social problems.

Prior to joining, Chris was Group Operations Director and Director of Oasis UK at Oasis Charitable Trust, a large group of charities which supports individuals and communities across the UK. At Oasis, Chris led on strategic finance, ensuring the overall sustainability of the different parts of the group, and advising on projects and new initiatives. He also managed the organisation’s central operations, led on governance and legal issues and its trading and social enterprise activities. He holds a BA in Economics and Management from Oxford University and an MSc in Development Management from the Open University.