Chris has had a varied career since leaving Adelaide Boys High School in 1975. Chris has operated as a Property, Facilities and General Manager with a broad background in Commercial & Retail Property Development and Operations Management, Security Operations, Marketing, Product Development, Distribution, Catering and Hospitality Management, Sales and Financial Management across multiple industries. Chris has a proven record of success in improving organizational performance, including customer service, revenue growth, profitability, market share, employee training and productivity, asset security and maintenance. With a demonstrated ability to think “outside the square” to initiate, and successfully implement, new ideas and technology to generate new and additional revenue, increase corporate profile and market penetration, and to improve operational security, efficiency and profitability.
Chris left mainstream employment in 2019 to pursue a more relaxed lifestyle. He has undertaken business mentor roles for startup businesses; and is a parttime salesclerk in the retail liquor industry whilst maintaining a small ”General Maintenance and Handyman service”. His relationship with the Rep commenced with volunteering his building ability to produce sets & props for stage plays, soon after performing in a non-speaking role as the Undertakers assistant in the play ‘Well Shut my mouth”. Chris has also been involved with “Variety – The Children’s Charity“ as a funds raiser. He is married to Shirley, they have two children and four grand children.