Chris worked in large secondary schools for 34 years, initially teaching History, and latterly for over two decades as Deputy Head and twice Acting Headteacher at Lincoln Christs Hospital School. He remains on the payroll in a part-time capacity and is the Lead Practitioner for its Global Learning Programme Expert Centre.
While at LCHS
he prepared the first of its six International School Award applications in
the launch year of 1999. Chris now works across Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and
abroad as a facilitator, trainer and keynote speaker either as a freelance
consultant or as a British Council Ambassador. He particularly enjoys helping
schools start their international journeys through the ISA, supporting more
established schools, taking INSET sessions and being involved in assemblies
and multi-national student project events
He hosted over 30 CPD courses in the Transversal and Comenius programmes, and is now developing Erasmus + KA1 events. Recent professional visits have included Romania, China, Nigeria, Ireland, and francophone Guadeloupe, Morocco and Senegal. In autumn 2014 Chris made keynote speeches on what makes a good partnership at a European etwinning+ conference in Gdansk and the Ukrainian national conference in Kiev.
Chris has been Treasurer of the GLA since June 2012.