Chris is a PR and communications expert with 30 years’ experience.  She was appointed Managing Director at McCann PR in 2007, taking full control of the PR, social and influencer operation. Since then, she has spearheaded its success and established a track record for targeted, influential and award-winning campaigns, winning CIPR Agency of the Year four times.


She has also worked with Advantage West Midlands, the Government Office for the West Midlands and Marketing Birmingham, and involved with landmark projects including The Bullring, NEC, ICC, Birmingham International Airport and Resorts World.


Chris is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and an active supporter of Birmingham. She is an external trustee at the University of Birmingham Guild of Students where she received the Alumnus of the Year Award. She has established a popular work experience programme to share expertise with young people, which resulted in 20 student placements and two full time positions last year.


Appointed 2020