Chris is the Private Secretary to the Director’s Office and provides dedicated support to the Institute Director and the Director of Strategy. She delivers effective operational management of the day-to-day running of the Director’s Office and supports the delivery of outcomes, working closely with delivery partners both inside and outside HDR UK. Prior to joining Health Data Research UK, Chris worked for over 27 years in the United Nations supporting technical programmes at country and regional level.

Chris holds a BS in international business and a master’s degree in human resource management and brings her extensive experience of working in partnerships with stakeholder, governments, funders, bilateral organisations and non-governmental groups as well as communities to provide prevention, treatment, care and support for better, healthier lives.