Operations Director, Fairfax Media Events
Chris is an event professional with ten years’ industry experience in delivering successful, internationally-acclaimed events. Chris began his career with Brand Events delivering high-profile events such as Taste of London before joining the Brand Events to help develop the Top Gear Live and Top Gear Festival events which successfully travelled the globe.
In 2012, Chris moved to Sydney to set up the Top Gear Festival in Sydney and during his time there worked on food events including Taste of Sydney, Taste of Melbourne and the inaugural Margaret River Gourmet Escape.
In 2015, Chris joined Fairfax Events to lead a team delivering some of Australia’s most popular & iconic mass participation events including world’s largest fun run The Sun-Herald City2Surf as Head of Sport. In 2016, Chris was promoted to Operations Director across the entire Fairfax Events portfolio and leads an operational team of 60 people to deliver a national portfolio of over 60 events.