With over 25 years' experience in the media and a term as a Member of Parliament in Queensland, Chris remains a talented and professional guest speaker and Master of Ceremonies. During his time in the media, Chris spent almost 21 years at Channel 9 and also had stints with several radio stations including 4BC, 4BK and Triple M.
‘Bomber’ as most people know him, is well regarded as a host or Master of Ceremonies having officiated at many corporate functions for organisations such as Surf Lifesaving QLD, Channel 9 and Professionals Real Estate Group.
He was a reporter/presenter for Channel 9 Brisbane, where he also took on the role of football commentator, Commonwealth Games reporter/caller and surf lifesaving host/commentator.
At various stages during his career in journalism, Chris wrote a regular column for the Sunday Sun in Brisbane, as well as making contributions to the Qantas Airlink magazine, the AMF magazine and various other publications. He has also written and voiced corporate videos, commercials and engaged in public relations campaigns.
Chris takes great pride in supporting various charities including Queensland Surf Lifesaving, the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Kim Walters Choices Program, Diabetes Australia, the Silver Lining Foundation and the Starlight Foundation.
Chris served in Parliament and was elevated to Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Local Government, Planning and Sport and then became the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Police, Corrective Services and Sport before announcing that he would not contest further state election. Chris also did a term as Chairman of the A-league football club Brisbane Roar.
An Alumni Award Winner whilst studying a Bachelor of Business Communications at QUT, the self confessed sports lover enjoys being back in the media, entertainment and corporate sectors.