Chris has responsibility at Board level for the commercial aspects of the Resource family companies, providing advice and assistance to the individual company Managing Directors’ as required. Chris also provides direction on all property investment, management and building works across Resource partner companies. The implications of well thought out property-related decisions are crucial to the senior teams’ strategic business planning and cash flow management. Chris has a firm focus on the elements of the portfolio that can contribute to the growth strategy, creating an environment for the businesses to expand and flourish.
Chris’s commercial acumen positions him well to provide support to the Resource portfolio of companies in strategic development of both existing and new business opportunities, as well as business strategy, team building, marketing and crisis management.
In recent years, Chris has used these skills at Blue Self Storage to oversee a re-brand and an ongoing aggressive UK-wide growth journey for the company, using the latest technology for marketing, sales and customer service. Chris was delighted to be elected Chairman of the UK Self Storage Association in July 2019 and continues in that role to the present.