Chris joined SYSTEMIQ as an intern in March 2017 to support in Ocean Plastics, Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU), Land use management in Southern Africa and the Business & Sustainable Development Commission.

In June 2016, Chris graduated with a B.Sc. in Natural Sciences from Durham University. He focused his studies on climate change, conservation, land use management and Geographical Informational Systems (GIS). Chris grew up in South Africa and has always had a passion for improving people’s lives and the natural world around them. He is motivated to help drive system change to where economic growth and environmental and social benefits work hand in hand.

In his spare time, Chris plays rugby, enjoys the outdoors and has recently taken up salsa lessons.