Chris began his career with Shell International, followed by technical and management roles with Yukos and Lukoil Overseas, before becoming Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Energy Group up until its acquisition by ONGC in 2009. He was then Vice-President Western Siberia for TNKBP, Senior Vice-President North Africa for BG Group, Chief Executive Officer of International Petroleum Limited, and Chief Operating Officer for JSC National Company KazMunayGas.
Chris is currently Non-executive Chairman of Enwell Energy, an AIM-quoted oil and gas exploration and production group, and a Non-executive Director of Nostrum Oil and Gas plc. He is also the founder of Astra Resources Management.
Chris holds a BSc Honours degree in Applied Physics from St Andrews University.