B Economics (Hons) Monash University, Graduate Certificate in Local Government Management

Chris became a Board Member of Nadrasca in July 2008. He is also a Director of the Melbourne Innovation Centre

Chris is an economist by profession, having also worked as a media director and skills adviser, and is currently Executive Director of NORTH Link, a not-for-profit which focuses on the economic development of Melbourne's Northern region, which contains 1 million residents and will grow to the size of Adelaide by 2031. He has also worked for the Minerals Council of Australia, Victorian Farmers Federation and the Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI), as well as for local, State and Federal Government.

Overall he brings to the table an expertise around public affairs and industry and skilling policy, as well as a passion for economic development, human capital development, investment and bringing life and work opportunities to all.