Chris is a British design engineer and researcher interested in applying design thinking to find simple solutions to complex humanitarian problems.
He is the founder of Blastproof, a R&D startup focused on scalable technologies for humanitarian landmine removal. He also works with the HELIX Centre - a healthcare focused design studio embedded in a London Hospital and previously worked with Loowatt Ltd - a sanitation startup backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He believes in a human centred approaches to design and has spoken about his work on the BBC World Service as well as structured workshops on innovation, most recently in Kenya with the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
Chris holds qualifications in Design and Engineering from the Royal College of Art, Imperial College London and Brunel University. In 2015 he was selected by the British Design Council as one of 70 young designers who they believe represent the future of British design, His work has also been featured in Wired, New Scientist and exhibited with :INDEX during there 2007 world tour.