Chris is a consultant physician at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and has been Caldicott Guardian there since 1998. He has particular interests in information protection and cyber security, and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics. He has previously been medical director of the Trust and a non-executive member of the Nene Clinical Commissioning Group. He joined the Council in 2015 and was appointed Chairman of the UK Caldicott Guardian Council in 2017