Chris led major tax reform in the UK and headed work on fiscal policy and fiscal institutions in Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Gulf States, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and the South Pacific. He sits on the Advisory Board of the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, which he was instrumental in founding, and was a member of the Council of the IFS. He was a Contributor to the Mirrlees Review. He has written many articles on public policy issues.
Chris has an MA and PhD from Cambridge University.