Chris represents NRMWA (National Resource Management WA) through his role as a director of the Wheatbelt NRM Board. Chris has extensive career experience in agribusiness management, strategic management and developing rural business, throughout Australia and overseas. He has tertiary and post-graduate qualifications in both agriculture and business, including an MBA (Sustainable Business), and is well-known in the Wheatbelt through his roles as a Rural Financial Counsellor and as a lecturer/trainer at Muresk Institute. Additionally, he produces stud and commercial livestock in the Avon Valley. As a passionate contributor to rural communities, he currently sits on the Board of Wheatbelt NRM and WA Farmers Federation.