Chris’ deep knowledge of supply chain management, built over 40 years as an industrial manager and then a consultant, brings clarity and performance improvement to large organizations.

He helps clients bring together the tools, processes, skills and governance which permit supply chain out-performance.

Leads international projects focusing on manufacturing, procurement, S&OP introduction, planning and distribution.

He is very focused on obtaining the best supply chain governance in complex multinationals and has developed innovative organizational approaches to building internal and external collaboration in planning, procurement and distribution.

Chris has lectured on supply chain management at Business Schools in England and Spain as well as supporting Corporate education programs.

Career Path

Production planning and purchasing in UK based engineering companies eventually manufacturing director producing high speed weighing machines..

Joined Gemini Consulting as a consultant on 1989 with the Operations Practice for  11 years worked throughout Europe and USA on complex supply chain issues. Appointed Vice President in 2000.

European head of Supply Chain Practice with Cap Gemini Ernst and Young.

In 2003, Chris joins Ariba as head in consulting in EMEA developing the client base and turnover.

Since 2005 has worked as an Independent Consulting professional, partnering with Synapscore.


  • DMS – Plymouth Polytechnic