Chris has worked in the Landscape industry for over 25 years, predominantly in the construction sector. He is a Chartered Landscape Architect whose career has developed from consultancy through to Construction Director with Ground Control from 2002 to 2015. In his Director role he led the division from £0.5 million revenue to over £20 million. He has been instrumental in a number of acquisitions and led the associated integration programs.

Chris is passionate about trees and woodlands and now leads Ground Control’s Woodland Creation business alongside his role as Environmental lead. His ambition is to increase the UK’s woodland cover in partnership with clients and landowners, making a positive contribution to the fight against climate change.

Chris is a father of two with a BSc in Landscape Design from the University of Sheffield and a PG Diploma in Forestry from the University of Bangor.