Christopher Stephens CBE, Corporate Governance Consultant

Christopher is an experienced Chairman and NED with public, private and third sector bodies. In addition, Christopher has had worldwide business experience in British, American, French and Swiss multinationals.

Currently, he is Chairman of the DHL Foundation and a NED of Power to Change, a charity focused on supporting community business action. From 2011 to 2016, Christopher was Chairman of the Judicial Appointments Commission.  In 2016, he was awarded a CBE for services to the Judiciary. Prior to this, he was a Member of the Senior Salaries Review Board and a Civil Service Commissioner.

His commercial NED roles have included the FTSE 250 companies WSP and Holidaybreak, where he was also Chairman of the Remuneration Committees. Chairman of Traidcraft and NED of the Client Board for ING Real Estate Investment Management (now CBRE Global Investors).

Christopher’s corporate career included being Group Human Resources Director of Exel (now DHL), the international logistics company and HR roles with General Utilities, BET, Unisys, Nestle and Unilever.

He has a MA in PPE from Oxford and a BA in Theology.