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About Chris

Chris is gentle, understanding and caring and his calm and considerate manner enables him to quickly develop relationships and win the confidence of all those he meets. He isn’t flustered easily and he gets the job done discreetly and without fuss.

Training and qualifying as a Civil Funeral Celebrant was a natural progression for Chris as it allows him to put into practice his extensive range of people skills in helping to support families at a time of immense distress and great sadness. Chris regards leading a funeral ceremony to be a huge privilege and he finds the work endlessly interesting and extremely rewarding.

Chris is a retired Royal Navy Officer who nurtured his people skills in many wide- ranging arenas. During active service he travelled widely meeting and hosting people from many nations and all walks of life.

In business, he worked with most of the World's leading TV companies. In education, he built the Suffolk School of Management into a leading training organisation for county based businesses and beyond.

Chris is an accomplished communicator and he is no stranger to audiences large and small having briefed members of the Royal Family, Ministers, Head of Industry and international diplomats.

Chris will put your mind to rest as soon as you meet him.

Chris is a fully qualified civil funeral celebrant and a member of the Institute of Civil Funerals.