Chris is Head of Market Analysis at Flight Ascend Consultancy, the consultancy arm of FlightGlobal and one of the largest aircraft, helicopter and engine appraisers. Chris specialises in the advisory and market analysis part of the business, and works in the team that produces the annual Flight Fleet Forecast and has developed the new Global Helicopter Forecast. He is editor of Market Commentaries and the V1ewPoint quarterly market magazine.
Chris joined Airclaims, the predecessor of Flight Ascend in 1985 after taking a Business Studies degree at City University, London. In the early 1990s he joined the expanding consultancy division, undertaking aircraft and engine valuations and market studies.