Financial Director

Chris Harris joined Abellio in 2016 as Financial Controller and is now our Financial Director. Chris drives Abellio's financial strategy creation and delivery, corporate governance, cashflow and tax management, and the delivery and clear communication of financial results, risks and opportunities.

He graduated from Bangor University with an Accounting and Finance degree, and has since held a number of senior roles across the professional services and transport sectors.

Prior to joining Abellio, Chris was Group Financial Director for The Senator Group, designing and delivering their financial strategy and corporate governance. He also spent seven years as Financial Director with Northern Rail, following senior audit manager roles with both Ernst and Young LLP and KPMG UK.

Chris is highly experienced, delivers strong financial results, and is known for his approachable, commercial demeanour.