Chris founded consultancy Digital Advisory in 2022 to create new intersections between art, research and technology. His clients include some of the world’s leading universities, museums and foundations, plus a portfolio of creative technology startups. He is the Deputy Chair of English Heritage; an Associate of Human Economics; Digital and Strategy Director for Bolton & Quinn, and a former Sr Visiting Fellow at King’s College London. He is the author of “Creative R&D: Art | Ideas | Technology” a weekly newsletter on new trends in culture and creativity.
From 2017-22 Chris was Director of Digital, Communications and Technology at the National Gallery and ran National Gallery X, an innovation lab for the future of art and technology. Chris has a PHD from the University of Bristol and a Masters in Innovation Economics from UCL.