Chris Blaxall is Chief Financial Officer of NBS as well as a Group Executive Director working alongside Chief Executive, Richard Waterhouse and Chief Operating Office, Helen Whitfield.
NBS is the leading provider of technical information, specification and BIM tools to construction industry professionals.
Chris is responsible for all finance, legal, partnerships, facilities, compliance and IT matters together with other corporate initiatives.
Chris has multi sector experience with a background of operating in financial and non-financial roles as both an Executive and Non-Executive Director. Prior to NBS, Chris was CFO at Parnerize (previously Performance Horizon) during which time the business saw revenues grow tenfold, offices were opened in San Francisco, New York, Tokyo, Newcastle and Hamburg and the team grew from 35 to 200.
Chris’s experience of private equity and transactional experience contributed to the completion of three fund raising rounds from overseas investors and a number of trade sales both as an Executive Director/Shareholder and adviser.
Chris’s international experience also includes 8 years in Australia that included time with Deloitte as Corporate Finance Partner, where he specialised in advising private equity and venture capital backed businesses.