Chris Childs

Board Member

Chris provides advice, support and direction to Development Initiatives in his role as Board Member.

Having studied law at Southampton University, Chris then worked as a solicitor. Prior to his retirement from practice in July 2015 he was a part-time consultant with the merged firm MLM Cartwright in Cardiff, having been a partner in the firm Cartwright Black. Chris has over 25 years’ experience of dealing with a wide range of employment matters. He has appeared extensively as an advocate before the Employment Tribunals, acting for employers and employees.

Chris also undertook regulatory work and prosecutions for Royal Mail and the Department for Business, Innovations and Skills. He also acts as company secretary and a member of the Board of Management of the charity Lightship 2000.