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Chris plays a lead role in developing Transnational Academic Group’s expansion in Africa. He also holds a central role in the formation and maintenance of TAG’s university partnerships and he contributes to projects of strategic importance to the group.

In establishing new higher education opportunities in Africa, Chris and his team undertake extensive on-the-ground analysis including, local and regional human development requirements, the regulatory and legal landscape, market and competition considerations, and operational practicalities.

Chris joined the group at the Dubai campus in 2010 and he has over 25 years of experience in the higher education sector, including substantial international engagement. He brings significant operational and strategic expertise to the team.

Chris holds a MBA degree and a BBA degree in Finance from the University of New Brunswick in Canada. In 2013 he was a member of an expedition that successfully summited Mount Kilimanjaro.