Christopher Satterthwaite began his commercial career as a graduate trainee at H.J Heinz. Since then, he has been part of three different kind of marketing communication agencies: IMP (1981-1993), then the UK’s largest Sales Promotion and Direct Marketing agency; HHCL & Partners (1993-2000) - Campaign’s Advertising Agency of the Decade; Bell Pottinger (2000-2002) - the UK’s leading Public Relations agency. He became Chief Executive of Chime Communications PLC in 2003.
He is Senior Independent Director of Centaur Media, Chairman of The Roundhouse, a Trustee of the Watts Gallery and a member of the Government’s Professional and Business Services Group. He is a former Chairman of the Marketing Society.