Chris’ highly entrepreneurial business career has spanned 30 years. He founded China Trade in 2004 and works closely with many organisations promoting trade, educational and cultural exchange between the UK and China. Prior to this, he built successful businesses in logistics, manufacturing and management consultancy. In 1999 he sold his first business to a Footsie 100 listed company. Chris sits on the committee of the Devon International Trade Forum, and is Vice President of the Hubei Overseas Association. He has travelled extensively in China. Chris graduated from the University of East Anglia in 1983 with a BSc Hons in Environmental Sciences.