With a background in creativity, Chris has worked for a variety of international and national media. The agency he founded has grown to 500 staff in 30 offices globally. He is an experienced communications strategist and works with senior politicians, members of the royal family, business leaders and celebrities. He volunteers for a range of activities including the UK’s leading scientific organisation The Royal Society and London’s Chelsea College of Arts. He co-founded the All Party Parliamentary Group Women in Parliament and is a volunteer and donor to equalities groups through the proceeds of his books. He set up the Team LEWIS Foundation in 2012 which connects communications and the creative arts.
He is author of the best-seller on creativity Too Fast To Think. In 2016, working with US Presidential adviser, author and economist Dr. Pippa Malmgren, he founded the LEWIS Advisory Board (LAB). Together, they are co-authors of the 2019 Business and Leadership Book of the Year, The Leadership Lab – Understanding leadership in the 21st century.
He splits his time between Westminster and California.