Chris Townsend – Senior HR Director

Chris joined ABM in January 2019. He has over 30 years of HR experience at all levels of HR and 28 years in the Facilities Services sector across the UK, Middle East, and Europe. Having managed large HR teams, supporting over 50,000 employees operating in just about every sector of industry and commerce including Retail, Aviation, Real Estate, Manufacturing, MOD, Central and Local Government, Healthcare, Logistics, and Distribution, to name a few.

Chris is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (FCIPD) and a holder of an MBA from Henley Management College.

He also mentors aspiring HR Directors and new HR professionals for CIPD

In his current role, Chris leads all aspects of HR in the UK including Business Partnering, Talent Attraction, Learning and Development, Employee Communication, and HR Shared Services. He also leads on Sustainability across the UK.