Chris is Head of Market Analysis at Ascend by Cirium, the appraisal and consultancy arm of data and analytics company Cirium.
He is part of the team that produces bespoke advisory and market analysis reports for clients and the annual Cirium Fleet Forecast for commercial jets and turboprops. This includes a forecast of freighter deliveries and conversions over the next 20 years. He is editor of the quarterly aircraft Market Commentaries and the Viewpoint quarterly market magazine.
Chris joined Airclaims, the predecessor of Ascend, in 1985 after taking a Business Studies degree at City University, London. In the early 1990s he joined the expanding consultancy division, undertaking aircraft and engine valuations and market studies. Ascend became part of RBI in 2011 and in 2019 the Cirium brand was launched.