Chris is the joint owner and partner for United Studio. She founded the business over 20 years ago with ex Smith & Milton colleague Steven Gilligan.
Chris left Smith & Milton after becoming their first Creative Director outside of the two founding partners. She started her career with Roundel Design Group working her way up to be the first appointed Associate Director. Chris was an integral part of the design team working on the much lauded and awarded British Rail Railfreight identity.
Chris has a wide range of experience working on some of the world's most prestigious and high profile brands. From some of the greatest and oldest institutions such as Coutts and Asprey to brands for FMCG businesses like Nestlé, Unilever and Mondeléz.
Chris is an award winning designer and has been a judge on the Design and Art Direction (D&AD) awards panel twice previously.
Outside of work Chris is active in the LGBT+ community. As a trans(gender) woman she mentors and advisors various individuals and organisations on supporting transitioning women.