Chris joined the Lloyd's broking house of Sedgwick Forbes in 1975. Having spent seven years negotiating and collecting Marine and Energy claims, he moved to the business production area as an Energy Placing Broker. He became a Broking Director of Sedgwick Marine and Energy in 1997 and Senior Vice President of Marsh Marine and Energy in 2000. In 2005, he became a Partner and Senior Broker with Jardine Lloyd Thompson. Chris joined AEGIS London in 2008 as an Offshore Energy Underwriter and he is qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII).