Chris has had over 30 years of experience in the City providing top level advice to boardrooms across a wide range of sectors. During this time, he was retained by some 20 FTSE100 companies including British Gas, Cairn Energy, and Tullow Oil. Latterly he was Managing Director at Jefferies Hoare Govett (a division of Jefferies Inc.) specialising in corporate broking and investment banking; and prior to that, he held a similar role at Citigroup. Originally, he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG. Currently Chris is a Director of Ventus 2 VCT plc, a company invested in a portfolio of companies operating wind and hydroelectric renewable energy assets in the UK.