Originally from the United States, Chris moved to San Diego from England where he attended college and worked as Director of Public Affairs for the British Property Federation (BPF), the UK’s national trade association for the commercial property industry. Prior to joining the BPF, Chris worked as a Research Associate for the Adam Smith Institute, one of the UK’s leading economic think tanks. After completing his Bachelor’s Degree, Chris worked in Japan as an Assistant Language Teacher for the JET Programme and was stationed in Kamaishi City on Japan’s east coast. This was followed by a year teaching business English to corporate executives in Tokyo. Chris holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Cambridge and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of London.