Chris graduated with a BSC in Mechanical Engineering from Nottingham University and worked as a design engineer for GEC Turbine Generators before completing a MBA and moving into operations and the business management including 4 years in Australia running and then selling his own engineering business.
Returning to the UK, Chris was appointed Divisional Managing Director at Senior Plc and then Aalberts NV of Holland responsible for their UK and Spanish businesses before joining Aktrion in 2004 of which he is now Group MD. In that time, Aktrion has trebled in turnover and expanded into many new sectors
One of Chris’ passions in business is training & development of staff, in particular young people. Aktrion have developed extensive training programmes for their 3,400 staff and sponsored the FDF Apprentice of the Year award for the last 5 years. Chris also forms part of the management team at LearnBox.
We bring to the market a high quality yet standardised way of learning for adults that removes classroom stigma and supports business needs. With the government push on apprenticeship delivery and the recent introduction of the apprenticeship levy we provide a timely learning solution that supports the learner, the employer, the training provider and the […]