Chris has over 30 years as a creative producer and director working across a broad range of organisations, specialising in producing new commissions, site-specific, installations, festivals, and events.
He directed at venues across the North West and was an Associate Director for Oldham Coliseum, The Lowry, and National Youth Theatre. In 2007, he took over Trinity Arts Centre in Gainsborough as Artistic Director and in 2009 joined the Royal Exchange Theatre as Producer, working there for nine years, producing over 40 projects including the award-winning We Were Told There Was Dancing (nominated for Best Production in Manchester in 2017, M.E.N.) and the Exchange’s Young Company (The Stage’s School of the Year 2017). Chris left the Royal Exchange Theatre in 2018 and worked for Manchester International Festival and Absolutely Cultured before joining FutureEverything as Executive Producer in 2020.