Chris Wood joined St Hilda's as Bursar in 2020. Chris has worked previously in finance and leadership positions for a wide range of public, private and not-for-profit organisations both in the UK and internationally. Most recently, as CEO and managing director, he led firms operating in the vocational education and corporate clothing sectors.
In addition to his College responsibilities, Chris acts as a non-executive director for Navitas, a provider of education pathway programmes, and SSL247, a cyber-security firm. He also sits as an independent member of the audit and risk assurance committees for the Office for Nuclear Regulation and the Architects Registration Board. Chris is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Chartered Marketer and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is a graduate of St Andrews University, where he gained a BSc in Mathematics & Psychology, and from Saïd Business School, where he gained a PgDip in Strategy & Innovation.