We are delighted to officially announce the appointment of Chris Bull to our executive board. A highly regarded international finance and operations professional, with particular expertise in digital transformation, Chris will be instrumental in helping us shape our future plans.
Chris’ remit will include oversight of the firm’s finances and business planning as interim CFO, while he helps us build our financial and commercial infrastructure. Chris will also be spearheading our search for a new permanent CFO later this year.
Commenting on Chris’ appointment to the board, Richard Hill, Managing Director, said “We are tremendously pleased that Chris has joined our executive board. He brings an incredible amount of expertise with him and is well-known for his dynamic approach and new thinking in the legal sector.
“We are committed to ensuring that our clients can work with us when and how they want and Chris’ expertise will be useful here. His joining has been at a crucial time and he has already played a large part in helping us to implement firm-wide remote working. Chris’ appointment is another key component as we start an exciting new chapter and continue to evolve and grow our business, ensuring we are fit for the future.”
In addition to board and C-level roles at major legal and accountancy firms, Chris is an internationally renowned speaker and author and is heavily involved in the regional business community. He is currently the co-chair of the Bristol+Bath Legal Tech group and is a former Professional Services sector Chair for the West of England LEP.
“I am really looking forward to working with the Gregg Latchams team and getting to know the business inside out. The legal sector has experienced rapid change during the last ten years, with the explosion of new technologies and ever more sophisticated client demands just two of the factors at play. This transformation of course brings opportunity for those firms, such as Gregg Latchams that welcome innovation and embrace change,” said Chris Bull.