Biography

Chris entered the sector as a support worker 13 years ago. Early on, Chris was working alongside a person who was unnecessarily detained in a prison. The injustice ignited a fire in his belly for a fairer system and drove him to study social policy. Completing a masters from the London School of Economics, Chris gained a global lens to dissect disability policy in Australia.

Chris has since supported the roll-out of the Justice Liaison programme with the NDIA, and worked as a non-legal Appeals Advocate. A side gig as an Independent Expert Reviewer gives Chris hope about a fairer system for NDIS reviews, while writing articles and training brilliant workers with DSC fills Chris' cup.

Chris’ enthusiasm and eagerness to learn from all makes him a valued team member. Chris’s other talents include hide-and-seek and making people feel good about themselves.