Chris is Law Tech Director in Barclays Ventures. He is focussed on expanding the LawTech Ecosystem across the UK and internationally and leads on developing the LawTech innovation strategy for Barclays Ventures and across the network of Eagle Labs, with a focus on the first dedicated LawTech Lab in Notting Hill, London. Chris works with Law Firms, Law Tech Start-ups, Barclays’ own in-house Legal Function and many other leaders in the industry including government, law companies and alternative service providers as well as the Law Society.
Chris first joined Barclays in 2005 from the Global Law Firm, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. He held various COO roles within the Legal function before leaving the Bank in 2011 when Chris changed industries to work in Software Development at Towers Watson as Global Operations Manager in their Risk and Financial Services line of business. After a brief stint with global workspace provider, Regus, Chris returned to Barclays in 2014.