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Chris Richardson

Chief Technology Officer at Informa


Reporting to Jonathan Earp, Group CIO, Chris is responsible for Enterprise Technology Services where he focuses on daily Cloud and Infrastructure operations, desktop support services and supporting Informa's M&A strategy. Chris started his career working in London (Fashion then Finance) and moved to spending the majority of his career in media working for IIR and Informa. 

He has had a diverse career within the Informa group starting from working on treasury automation in Amsterdam, leading the development, support and implementation of custom developed applications (Marketing, Sales, Professional Services & ERP), Business IT Management (Interim CTO and VP of technology) and managing the Group’s technology function in the Americas (Regional CIO). Chris transferred back to London in 2014 to take up his current position. 

Chris holds a bachelor degree in economics with additional focus's in statistics & finance from the University of Otago. He is a dual American-New Zealand citizen whose passions involve travel, family, golf, rugby, cloud and technology best practises.

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