Chris runs the School of Code, a Birmingham-based social enterprise focused on getting more and different types of people benefitting from technology.

They achieve this through their online platform, and also their free, 16-week coding bootcamp takes anyone from absolute scratch all the way to software developer and helps them into jobs.

He also runs Cogcept, an AI and Software Consultancy aiming to turn cutting edge tech into great user-experiences making real differences to organisations.

He completed his PhD, MSc, and BSc in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science at the University of Birmingham, and also sits on the West Midlands Digital Board providing insights on AI and skills.