In addition to her independent advisory work,  Chris has Non-Executive Directorships (and Chair of Remco) with  Coca Cola European Partners plc; Hilton Food Group plc; Clipper Logistics plc;  The Pollen Estate (UK) and Zooplus (AG).  She is Chair of Oddbox. She  acts as  Advisor to the Board of a number of private equity and private companies including  River Island.

She has also served on the Board of Next plc for 9 years; Woolworths Limited (Australia) for 3 years;  Sobeys (Ca) plc for 9 years; ; Plantasgen (Nor) for 9 years;  Sonae (Pt) for 9 years; Brambles plc: Fenwick Limited: Fairmont Hotels Group; Premier Foods and Taylor Wimpey. She was  Chief Retail Advisor to PWC for 5 years.

Prior to going 'plural' Chris had a 15 year executive career with Tesco, carrying out Operations Board/Director level roles as Group Business Develpment Director, Global Sourcing Director, Clothing Director and New Product Development & Technical Director.

Recruitment to Tesco was from a successful career in academia at Bath and Edinburgh Universities and she has carried out Visiting Professor Roles at Belfast University and Hull Business School.

Chris holds a B.Ed and M.Sc in Food Science, and a Diploma in Management.