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Chris Gorst

Challenges Director

Areas of expertise: Accessing justice, Affordable Credit Challenge, Artificial intelligence, Better markets, Disruptive Tech, Economics, Financial inclusion, Fintech, Governments and innovation, Government innovation, Innovation policy, Legal Access Challenge, Markets, Open banking, Open Up Challenge 

Chris’s experience spans the public, commercial and social impact sectors and interactions between the three. He started his career in supply side policy and public finance at HM Treasury. In the commercial sector he has worked as a strategy consultant and in investment banking. In social impact, he has delivered a major capacity-building programme for UK small business leaders and developed impact measurement strategies for a wide range of non-profits.

In his spare time Chris is a keen (but green) Python coder. He is a volunteer mentor for the Year Here programme, which encourages talented graduates to develop innovative solutions to entrenched social challenges.