Chris joined Lincolnshire Police in 1997, having previously served as a volunteer cadet there between 1991 and 1994.
Chris has served his entire career in the county, both in uniform and as a detective, and more recently has been the Head of Crime, the C/Supt in charge of the East of the county as well as a secondment to Lincolnshire County Council as the Assistant Director for Public Protection. He is currently the Assistant Chief Constable for Local Policing and Partnerships.
Chris holds joint honours in English Literature and Philosophy from the University of Leeds, and an MSc in Leadership and Management from Warwick Business School.
Outside of work, Chris is a fervent follower of Wolverhampton Wanderers football club, an aficionado of heavy metal and is a ludologist.
Chris lives in the south of Lincolnshire with his wife and two sons.