As well as being a school governor at both his local primary and secondary schools, Chris is also the main ring commentator and assistant honorary director of horses at the Royal Welsh Show.
Before entering Parliament, Chris was the manager of the largest mixed veterinary practice in mid wales and a rural estate agent and auctioneer. He stills regularly puts his auctioneering skills to good use, raising thousands of pounds for charities, local schools, churches and local community groups.
Chris is also a former county councillor for the Glasbury ward on Powys County Council, a position he held for 3 years.
He is married to Liz and has two children, Sophie and Lottie.