Chris Wainwright, Chief Executive

Chris Wainwright was announced as Brooke’s new Chief Executive in September 2020 and will start in November. Nigel Wilson is the current interim Chief Executive

Chris Wainwright, Brooke CEO

Chris is a highly experienced leader with board-level experience in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Prior to joining Brooke, Chris has worked in senior positions at animal welfare charity RSPCA, and for WaterAid, international organisation helping poorer communities around the world access clean water and toilets.

As well as these roles, Chris has led multi-disciplinary teams in the civil service, a FTSE 100 company, a Government Non-departmental public body and an international corporate communications consultancy. In that time he worked on strategy development, managing change, public affairs, crisis communications, brand positioning, and creating high performing, highly motivated teams.