up an Inter-European road transport company in 1969, Chris joined Contship in early 1977 as MD of Contship UK and was later appointed as Deputy Managing Director of Contship Containerlines. Chris is a former managing director of the port of Felixstowe and chief executive of Hutchison ports UK and Hutchison Ports Bahamas and executive chairman of Noatum Ports and Maritime. Chris remains as a strategic advisor to Turia port management investments (holdings) CV, a company owned by JP Morgan infrastructure. In 2017 Chris was appointed as a Director of Tex Holdings plc and was appointed as their Chairman in June 2018 and he was also appointed as Senior Independent Director of red funnel ltd and red funnel holdings ltd. Chris is a former chairman of the UK Major Ports Group and Board Member of the Harwich Haven Authority. Chris is married to Eunice, they have three children and live in Suffolk.