Strategic Development and Project Management

Chris Parkhouse is an expert in business development issues, who has spent over 25 years with various high profile organisiations, operating both domestically and internationally. He has worked for groups such as Provident Mutual, GRE, Aegon, Virgin, Abbey/Santander, in roles such as Corporate Sales Director and Director of Strategic Alliances.

In 2005, Chris Parkhouse founded Deyton Bell to provide specialist professional business services to other organisations. Still led by Chris, as Managing Director, the business has grown rapidly since its launch and now operates across the UK and international markets, working with clients of all sizes and from all business sectors.

Chris’s areas of expertise centre around business development issues: sales development, building strategic alliances, proposition development, strategic development and project management. Chris has particular specialist knowledge of international business development, having worked with clients from Asia, Australasia, Europe and particularly from the USA.

Chris is a non-resident US citizen, who has been educated and worked in the US and who has resided in the UK now for 30 years with his family. Chris is also a very experienced speaker and has taken part at conferences/seminars in the UK, Europe, Far East and USA, as well as contributing to various publications, TV and radio programmes and participating in a variety of forums and groups throughout his career.

Away from work, Chris likes to keep fit and is a rowing enthusiast, who trains and competes in all types of boat and crew and enjoys any opportunity to be out on the river.

As well as running a successful business, Chris holds a number of senior roles in the wider business community, providing him with a greater depth of business experience, insight and contacts in both the private and public sector. These roles include:

• Chairman, East of England IDB Limited
• Chairman, Institute of Directors East of England
• Fellow, Institute of Sales and Marketing Management
• Member of the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants
• Member, Board of the Greater Cambridge Partnership
• Member, British American Business Council
• Member, Chamber of Commerce US and International Committee

For further information, please contact:
Chris Parkhouse
Managing Director
Deyton Bell Limited
Newton Hall
Town Street
CB22 7ZE
Tel: 01223 873033 (office)
Tel: 07730 718218 (mobile)