Chris is the Director for Justice, Security and Migration in the Department for Exiting the European Union.
He was previously the Counsellor for Justice and Home Affairs in the UK Permanent Representation to the EU (2013-2016) where his responsibilities included the response to the EU’s migration crisis and recent terrorist attacks.
He spent most of his Civil Service career in the Home Office, most recently as a Head of Unit in the Office for Security and Counter-terrorism. He was seconded to the FCO in Afghanistan (2004/5) and to the European Commission (2000-2003) as a National Expert on criminal justice and security issues.
Director for Justice, Security and Migration
DExEU Chief Scientific Adviser