Chris is an Associate Dean in the College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences at Sheffield Hallam University. He founded the Wellbeing Accelerator after leading a funding round which raised £900K from Research England.
Chris has an investor network linked to the accelerator and is an expert panel member of the City of London Sustainable Development Capital Initiative. He also has strategic responsibility for regional engagement, including NHS workforce development. He recently led the deployment of over 1000 healthcare students into the NHS as part of the University’s response to Covid-19.