Christian is the co-founder and Chief Executive of Genuine Solutions – a company he started as a young entrepreneur back in 2005. Today the company employs 80 people and operates from its head-office and processing facility in Surrey.
As the leader and the visionary behind Genuine Solutions, Christian has received many accolades for his business style and talent. He has been a former finalist in the nationwide Growing Business Awards category of Entrepreneur of the Year and a finalist of the British Exporters Association, Young Exporter of the year, and more recently has been recognised by his peers and received an Outstanding Contribution to the Industry award by Mobile Industry Awards.
Christian’s business style mixes a strong entrepreneurial sense with a commitment to the community by drawing a number of employees from the surrounding area, supporting local services and working with community groups and charities. Having been touched by success as well as personal challenges, Chris believes passionately in protecting the planet and paying forward for the future which is why he is an instrumental figure in tackling issues such as homelessness, unemployment and youth skills development in his local community.
He has combined his business acumen with his commitment to doing the right thing by launching various giveback schemes which operates at no cost to charities such as the Duke of Edinburgh Award and British Heart Foundations, allowing them to generate much needed cash through the recycling of used mobile devices.
Christian is a true entrepreneur who remains passionate about business growth through innovation, continuous improvement, challenging the norm and creating effective partnerships but always within the mantra of doing the right thing.