Chris became Head of Sustainability at United Utilities in 2009. His prime focus is to help the business deliver its objectives in a sustainable way through the development and implementation of environmental and social strategies. This covers areas such as biodiversity, waste, carbon management, community partnerships and charitable giving.
He works with several groups to encourage responsible business behaviour and to explore opportunities for collaborative working. He is vice-chair of the Greater Manchester Combined Authorities’ Natural Capital Group and a member of the North West Business Leadership Team’s Essential Resources Taskforce. Nationally, he is a member of Business in the Community’s Environment Leadership Team and Water Taskforce.