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Chris Cavendish /

Head of Quality Assurance and Inspection Services

Chris has worked at Crown Agents since 2010, when he joined our Commercial Training team, having previously worked as a Client Services Manager and Finance Manager for an International Training Company. Before long, he moved over to work as a Supply Chain Specialist, and now heads our Quality and Inspection Services department. Within this role, Chris is tasked with the managing all operations related to our India and Bangladesh offices, as well as aspects of our Nigeria and Singapore offices, ensuring that all elements of our third-party inspection business meet the ethical and business standards that Crown Agents is renowned for.

In 2014 he was a key part of the Crown Agents team managing the UK Government’s response to the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone, a time in his career he is particularly proud of, and a project for which the team involved has received 5 internationally recognised awards.

Chris has achieved Chartered status as a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), he is a Prince2 Practitioner and has recently finished studying a master’s degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Cranfield University. In his free time he enjoys watching the rugby and spending time with his family.