Group Finance Director and Company Secretary
Christopher is a qualified accountant and became a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants in 1994. He joined Jarrold in 1992 and joined the Board as Group Finance Director and Company Secretary in 2003. Prior to this he was Jarrold Retail Finance Director and Group Financial Controller.
Before joining Jarrold he worked for five years with Maersk Shipping, one of the largest commercial organisations in Denmark. He held a number of senior finance positions in Maersk subsidiaries including Norfolk Line, a short sea ferry and transport operator between UK and Holland/Belgium.
Christopher started his career with a professional firm of accountants based in his home city of Norwich. Seeking a broader challenge he joined an audit client, Kongskilde, involved in the import of agricultural machinery. Later he joined Norwich Brewery, part of the Watney Mann Group, before moving to join its then parent, the Grand Metropolitan Group.
Christopher is Treasurer and Trustee of the Norfolk Deaf Association and is Chair and Trustee of two local village charities. He enjoys spending leisure time with his three children and is a keen lifetime supporter of Norwich City Football Club.