Chief Financial Officer

With over 20 years of corporate finance experience, Chris has been involved in some of the North East’s leading businesses including Quantum Pharma PLC, Northern Recruitment Group and Barclays Bank. He has extensive acquisition, sale, MBO and fundraising experience in private equity and PLC markets.

He trained as an auditor with PwC before joining Deloitte’s corporate finance team and progressing to corporate finance director. He later joined Quantum Pharma PLC as CFO to support its turnaround which concluded in a growth in EBITDA to £12.5 million and a £156 million enterprise value sale to Clinigen Group PLC.

Chris also grew NRG, a recruitment business, from break even to strong profits across a two-year tenure.

He joins Fairstone in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer.