Senior Teaching Fellow
Worcester Business School
Chris is an independent venture capital and private equity professional with 20 years of investment and fund management experience. As an investor and shareholder he has been involved in a variety of business situations from start-ups, growth, family succession, management buyouts, to company sale, listing and rescue across a wide range of sectors in the UK, Japan, and South East Asia.
A seasoned operator at Board level, Chris has direct experience of guiding management through various challenges including management change, innovation, acquisition, joint ventures, overseas expansion (and contraction!), litigation, fundraising, and divestment. He has recently relocated from South East Asia where he was also an occasional lecturer on MBA courses at INSEAD’s Asian Campus as well as adviser to the Singapore Government on entrepreneurship and SME financing matters.
Specialist Teaching Areas
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate Governance/CSR/Business Ethics
Venture Capital, Private Equity and Fund Management
BSc (Hons) Economics
Postgraduate Diploma in Christian Studies
Boulton, C. and Turner, Patrick. 2005. Mastering Business in Asia: Entrepreneurship. Singapore: J.S. Wiley & Sons.
- Professional Bodies
Institute of Directors – Full Member