Chris heads the finance team and is responsible for the financial management and strategic financial planning for Medway Community Healthcare. After qualifying he joined the NHS in 1998 and has worked in south east London and Kent.

As senior finance controller for Bromley Health Authority he set up the financial structures for the establishment of Bromley Primary Care Trust and then moved into finance commissioning as assistant director. In 2003, he became deputy finance director of Shepway Primary Care Trust and then moved to NHS Eastern & Coastal Kent on its establishment in 2006 where he was responsible for finance commissioning.

In 2009, Chris was appointed as associate director of finance for East Kent Community Services. He led on the financial transition and separation of community services from PCT commissioning to establish Eastern & Coastal Kent Community Health Trust in 2010, taking on the role of finance director. He then led on the creation of the Kent Community Health Trust following its merger with West Kent in 2011.