What colleagues say

Take a look at the below feedback from some esteemed peers whom I've had the privilege of working with over the years
Alice Farrow testimonial

Alice Farrow

Director of Communications, COBSEO

"Chris is a calming and diligent force and has been a huge asset to the RNRMC's communications team.

In the time I have known him he has built up a comprehensive knowledge of the Royal Navy and marketing and is always ready with inventive and useful suggestions and ideas.

He is an asset to any communications team."

Jessica Ortlepp testimonial

Jessica Ortlepp

Deputy Director of Communications, Australian Government Department of Human Services

"Chris is a capable, highly conscientious individual who works to tight deadlines in fast-paced environments, without complaint.

Chris has a wealth of skills and experience across digital strategy, content management and online optimisation. He has his finger on the pulse of new and innovative technologies and is skilled at analytics interrogation.

His excellent relationships with colleagues and external partners is testimony to his excellent communication and collaboration skills."

WO2 Reg Sheen RM testimonial

WO2 Reg Sheen RM

Events Manager, Royal Marines Massed Bands Events Team

"Chris has overseen branding and marketing plans for several major ceremonial events in London, resulting in events that are enjoyed by thousands of people.

Chris is always proactive in his role on both a strategic level and putting his plans into action.

His calm, approachable manner make him a pleasure to work with and his attention to detail and dogged determination to ensure a successful outcome is achieved are his commendable attributes."

Alasdair Akass testimonial

Alasdair Akass

Director of Marketing, Communications and Fundraising, Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity

"Chris has an innate sense of what constitutes a good story; a real appreciation of audience and an impressive grasp of the modern media landscape.

His data-driven insight, marketing intelligence and broad knowledge of digital analytics has had a transformational effect on all the channels he has worked across, both online and offline.

Chris has secured the charity excellent press and broadcast media coverage during his tenure and has helped us navigate through potentially contentious news stories, avoiding reputational damage."

Patty Wallis testimonial

Patty Wallis

Project Manager, Red, White and Blue Day

"Chris is an important member of the team and a real asset - as well as being a joy to work with.

He is proactive and has come up with some excellent ways to increase campaign registrations from UK schools. His social media skills have helped increase awareness of the work of the three charities involved and he is happy to take on tasks.

Chris has made a number of valuable suggestions to take RWB Day to another level. An example being his 'heat map', which has been invaluable, and shows his willingness to effectively share information."

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