It is with deep sadness that Fifield Glyn announced that Chris died on Monday, 24th January after a short illness. He was in his early 70’s and had been in a wheelchair for over 40 years following a swimming accident in
Chris was highly regarded throughout his professional career and whilst he was involved in many major property deals he probably thought his build up from zero to about £100 million in Providence Capital Property Fund was his greatest – it certainly put Fifield Glyn on “the map” and for that we are eternally grateful.
Chris was a family man with 4 children and a keen sportsman, particularly horse racing. In 1980 he had a “runner” in the Grand National and he himself rode the course as an amateur in the Foxhunter Chase a few years before his accident
Chris will be sadly missed by all of us who had the privilege of counting him amongst our friends.