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Chris Smith

Communications Officer and Digital Lead

Chris is a digital marketing specialist with a wide range of experience in marketing communications. After managing press and social media for bands and festivals, he joined the Guardian as a business journalist and content editor. He then went on to manage SEO, PPC, paid social, email and press outreach for a variety of organisations. During this time, he also co-founded and led Manchester Friends of the Earth’s fossil fuel divestment campaign.

Chris holds a BA in Economics and Politics from The University of Manchester and a qualification in environmental communications. He is also a keen badminton player, a drummer and a long-suffering Oldham Athletic fan.