Craig is an award-winning business leader, with a successful track record over a 38-year period. His experience is broad, working across many industrial sectors, as well as including significant time working within the public, commercial and voluntary sectors. This experience has been within businesses of various sizes, from his own SME practice, a larger SME, large Housing Associations, medium size PLC’s, a FTSE 50 PLC and most recently within a NASDAQ listed organisation. His current role is as UK President of Tetra Tech, a leading, global provider of consulting and engineering services.
He has supplemented this experience through voluntary positions in areas he is passionate to support, currently including Chair of WellChild, the national sick children’s charity and in his local community as Chair of the Clean Energy Panel for the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership. Craig has also held voluntary positions within his professional organisations, formerly as Chair of the Faculty of Architecture and Surveying within the CIOB and as a member of the Professional Group Board for Building Surveying within the RICS. Craig is a Fellow of the RICS, APM and the CIOB.
Craig has been acknowledged by a trio of very different awards, reflecting the of interests he is involved in. He was awarded Cumbria Businessperson of the Year, and soon afterward received the West Cumbrian Carer of the Year Award. He was also part of a parent advisory group who won ‘Team of the Year’ at the prestigious national WellChild awards.
Outside work, Craig’s time is dedicated to his family, his wife Ellis and his four adult children who are now young adults. Eleanor (26), Fraser (24), Ewan (22) and Alexander (20). Fraser, has acute and complex health needs requiring 24 hour care and for all Craig shares supporting carer duties with Ellis to keep Fraser well and at home in the family environment and taking him for long wheelchair pushes around the Cumbrian hills. In his ‘spare’ time Craig is a runner, being a member of Cumberland Athletics Club and regularly takes part in fundraising events, which included the Great North Run and London Marathon last year. Apart from that, Craig is a keen Leicester City supporter.