Chris joined EIF in December 2015 as the organisation’s first Commercial Director. He has 15 years’ experience in a variety of voluntary sector roles. After a degree in History at Bristol University, he helped establish Green-Works, one of the UK’s pioneering social enterprises. He then worked in a social enterprise development role at Barnardo’s and most recently in a senior management role at Toynbee Hall, the world’s first purpose-built university settlement and community organisation, based in the East End of London. He is a fellow of the RSA and lives in London with his wife and young son.