Chris has consulted in marketing and fundraising since 1995 and has much experience with school management structures and the micro-politics of educational organisations. A Master of Educational Administration graduate, his filed of study was strategic planning, institutional advancement and change management for development programs. Chris now specialises in major gifts, capital campaigns, advancement audits, staff and governance training. He is the past President of Educate Plus NZ. Chris is also a trustee on the Sacred Heart Development Foundation and Manaiakalana Education Trust.