Chris Raper joined Care for the Carers’ Board in September 2016, and stepped into the role of Treasurer in late 2016. Chris’ career began as an accountant in industry and after qualifying, he headed up the finance functions of medium to large organisations, including subsidiaries of major organisations such as Glaxo. Over the last few years, Chris has held such posts as chairman of the Institute of Directors for Sussex and of a local golf club. In addition, Chris has acted as a mentor for directors of start-up companies. Chris brings broad business experience to the Board of Trustees, particularly in finance, the raising of funds, strategy, governance and organisational development.