Chris Simpson, Non-executive Director

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Chris Simpson is a chartered accountant with over 30 years experience at CEO level in diverse market sectors including manufacturing paper-based products, renewable energy, branded consumer goods and recycling. He has also held advisory roles with DEFRA, the NHS and in higher-education. He is currently Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit and Risk for Commonwealth Games England, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director for The Original Cottage Company, one of England’s largest holiday cottage lettings agencies and acts as mentor for several entrepreneurs.

A very keen hill walker, he is a regular visitor to Forest England sites, particularly those in the Lake District where he lives.

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