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After leaving school, Chris opted to do a Mechanical Services Engineering Apprenticeship at Crown House Engineering, Cardiff. This included completing BTEC National and Higher National Certificates in HVAC Engineering at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Following completion of his apprenticeship, he progressed to the role of Mechanical Engineer working within Crown House Engineering in Cardiff and Swansea. He worked in several departments including design, estimating and project management.
In September 2000 Chris began working at SCS Group (formerly known as Smoke Control Services) as a Project Engineer. He was responsible for overall delivery of a number of the company’s most prestigious projects. Over the years his roles have evolved taking him from Project Engineer and Project Manager to Senior Project Manager and Projects Director. As Projects Director Chris was responsible for the successful project delivery of the SCS Group’s Building Automation division, from initial enquiry stage through to commissioning, service and maintenance. Chris became Managing Director in 2018 following a Senior Management restructure.
Chris said: “I enjoy working on different construction projects within different sectors. I especially like being part of a team providing innovative solutions and forming strong relationships with customers which grow year on year.”
Chris’ career progression has seen him successfully complete a number of courses over the years including the Strategic Profitable Growth Programme (delivered by Telos Partnership in conjunction with Cardiff Business School in 2007) and the 20Twenty Leadership Programme including a Post Graduate Certificate (Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2012).
In his spare time, Chris likes to travel and enjoys seeing as much as possible of the world. At home, he is a talented DIY-er and enjoys taking on a variety of creative projects. He also likes keeping fit through boxing and swimming and regularly takes part in Parkruns. He recently completed the Cardiff World Half Marathon.