Chris has been Executive Director of A Rocha since April 2010.
He joined A Rocha in 1997 working, until 2009, as Lebanon Director where he cofounded the work. He oversaw the habitat restoration programme at the Aammiq marsh, the development of the environmental education project and the field research programme; identifying 11 new Important Bird Areas nationally.
Prior to joining A Rocha, Chris had a wide experience of science teaching and schools’ management in the UK and the Middle East, attending Bible College and learning Arabic (in Jordan) along the way.
He holds a Masters degree from Cambridge University and a PGCE from Nottingham. He was born in 1961 and is married with three children.