Prior to joining Grant Thornton in 2016, Chris was the Chief Executive Officer at OCS Group Ltd. (known in Thailand as PCS Thailand Ltd). He spent 39 years with the company and when he was appointed to CEO in 1996.
OCS Group is a family-owned business in the fourth and fifth generation giving Chris unique insights into family succession as a member of the family himself. He has also spent time working the Institute for Family Businesses in the UK.
Chris has spent a considerable amount of time in Thailand and Asia. In 2015, under his leadership, OCS’s strong overseas performance was recognised with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade.
He has proven experience in strategic, financial and commercial management. He serves as a Non-Executive Director and Advisor to several businesses within Asia.
Chris has a wealth of knowledge and experience in leading and pioneering new business operations within the global B2B services environment. He is a hands-on leader who delivers solutions with conviction and passion whilst operating in complex, involving businesses with changing priorities and multiple external and internal stakeholders.
In addition to developing strategies that expand both the global operations and service capabilities of businesses, Chris has led international, sales and revenue growth agendas, and managed group operations across both emerging and mature economies.