Chris is the founder of Ark Advance, one of only 14 Google Premier Partners in New Zealand. Established in 2002 Chris built the company up to the team it is now operating across New Zealand providing support and training services to over 100 companies across a range of industries. Personally he has been involved directly in providing online marketing advice in the arts sector including ongoing engagements with the NZSO and Auckland Arts Festival.
Chris trained in Mechanical and Production Engineering in the UK before moving to New Zealand in 1986. Here he studied at postgraduate level at Auckland University achieving a Dip Bus in New Ventures. He has acted as a tutor on online marketing for the Marketing Association and delivers national courses on a monthly basis upon both Google Website Analytics and Google Advertising.
He is proud to be associated with New Zealand Dance Festival Trust and is excited about the future opportunities ahead.