Chris has researched changing roles in communication practice and has supervised students during industrial placements.
Chris has been a full-time lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire since 2007 and has been course leader on three programmes, most recently the MBA with Professional Placement. He has taught in China, Malaysia and the Balkan nations and was a committee member on the Chartered Institute of Public Relations' Lancashire branch. Chris has delivered online modules and has taught on two degree apprenticeship programmes. Before joining University of Central Lancashire, he worked for 18 years as a journalist and communications practitioner.