Presenter | Author | Speaker | Workshop | Host | Facilitator | Expert
As a Police Officer, Chris was regularly interviewed on live TV news reports. He has appeared on primetime TV shows, featuring Missing Persons Investigations: BBC1 Missing, BBC 1 Inside Out and Channel 5 documentary – Britain's Drug Capitals.
Chris has worked as a consultant on BBC 1 Panorama, advising on police investigation techniques in shooting and murder incidents.
He worked for ten years as an award winning police procedurals consultant on BBC Radio 4's The Archers and, voiced the BBC Radio Manchester ‘Missing in Manchester' Christmas appeals, whilst a serving Police Officer.
Chris has been a popular news reviewer on BBC Radio Manchester prime time Breakfast show and is a regular contributor to Radio 5 Live as a police and crime specialist. He is also often asked to contribute specialist radio commentary and thought leadership on political and media issues, which included the inaugural speech of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader. He also acts as a specialist advisor on BBC Radio 4 primetime show, the Today programme and BBC Radio 5's live Breakfast Show and, is a specialist consultant to BBC Digital on technology and PR in social media.
With his events host and organising head on, Chris is the annual host and organizer of the Rolls Royce and Aston Martin exclusive membership Event at Gary walker & Co in Aberdeen held each August. He has also worked on VIP events at Trump International Golf in Aberdeen and organized and managed the inaugural Ball at MediaCityUK, with BBC Radio and BBC Sport, raising money for The Christie Hospital.
As a networking consultant, Chris presents refreshingly unique workshops on how to get the most out of networking and, success in networking. He has delivered highly praised events with Ernst and Young and Malmaison Hotels, for Legal and Financial professionals.
Chris has toured several schools around the North West of England, reading his stories of Gregory the Greenfield Giant to 4-11 year olds. He presents writing workshops and fun forums with children interacting in Q&A sessions, on storytelling and writing. Regularly invited to speak at secondary schools on crime and drugs in the UK, his presentation is specifically tailored to engage with young people and open up discussions on the dangers of drugs and associated crime. He humanizes police procedures to dispel myths and, educate young people on the issues facing police and law enforcement officers.
Often asked to present to College students on how to gain a career in the media, Chris offers a unique perspective of the industry, advising young students on their best approach to this challenging sector. He also presents lectures to third year students at the University of Salford on writing, working in the media, PR and marketing and, the ‘use and abuse' of social media.