Chris completed a bachelor's degree in nursing science at The University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia. He then completed his new-graduate program with Wide Bay Hospital & Health Services at Hervey Bay Base Hospital and continued work for one year on the medical ward. The medical ward was a 42-bed unit, included general adult nursing, housed a stroke unit and shared telemetry observations for cardiac patients with ICU. It also became the hub for Covid positive patients during the latter period of the pandemic. This provided experience with neuro, cardiac, respiratory, infectious and complex care patients. Before his career in the hospital, Chris worked as a care assistant in an aged care facility for over 6 years, mainly operating in high care and palliative care services. 

Chris enjoys hiking, travelling, running, photography and martial arts - specifically Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. 

Since his arrival in the UK two-and-a-half months ago, he has completed the Ultra X 50 England & the Ladybower Trail ultramarathons.