Chris Maidment is a Chartered Accountant, and was a partner with Pricewaterhouse Coopers until December 2012.
After 23 years as a partner, the last nine spent in the Gatwick office, Chris retired from PwC in December 2012. His experience includes advising a range of companies across many industry types, in both the public and private sectors, on financial, controls, strategic and employment matters. He was heavily involved in graduate recruitment and personnel matters, as well as skills development training.
He is Chair of the Crawley Local Economy Action Group, and the business representative on the Crawley Local Strategic Partnership. Chris is keen to work with local business to drive the economic prosperity of the area, to provide appropriate employment opportunities supported by skills training for the local communities.
He lived and went to school in Hove, before moving to Haywards Heath. He is married with four children, all of whom were educated locally.
Chris is Chair of the Board and of the Resources Committee, Search Committee and Remuneration Committee.