Chris is the head of the awesome UX and design team at Envato. The Australian company runs the world's leading marketplace for designers and developers, including ThemeForest, one of the largest and busiest sites in the world.
Chris started his career 18 years ago as a graphic designer, working his way through print and advertising agencies before discovering digital, UX and product design. He now specialises in disrupting markets, creating innovative new digital products and building high-performing design teams in Agile software delivery environments within large enterprises, startups and agencies.
Before moving to Australia to join Envato Chris worked in Europe for many years. His experience includes creative and UX leadership roles at Radical Company and other digital agencies. He also consulted for the world class innovators at ThoughtWorks.
His work includes: re-inventing packaged bank accounts for Barclays Bank, launching the UK’s first peer-to-peer mobile payments app and designing the EURO 2008 website for UEFA. Among his personal achievements are winning the F1 TATA Communications Data Innovation Prize in 2014 and creating ruul—a screen ruler for creating pixel-perfect websites—for Google Chrome.