Chris founded WildWise, an outdoor education and training company, in 1999 after many years working as an education officer for Devon Wildlife Trust. With a professional background in theatre, a qualification in drama therapy and a career in environmental education, Chris uses every creative means at his disposal to encourage people to enjoy and value the natural world on the courses he facilitates in the UK and abroad.
Chris is a course facilitator at Schumacher College in Devon, where he also directs the acclaimed ‘Call of the Wild’ foundation year-programme. He is a professional storyteller (aka Spindle Wayfarer) and has performed for royalty. He is also the founder and Artistic Director for the West country Storytelling Festival. In his capacity as a ‘Be the Change’ facilitator he offers symposiums for interested groups.
Chris is married with 4 children and a dog called Dexter. He lives very happily on the edge of the forest in Dartington, Devon.