Christine qualified as a pharmacist from Bath University and subsequently became Chief Pharmacist at a London Teaching Hospital. After completing an MBA from Cranfield Business School she worked at executive and national level for the NHS across the country. Her trustee experience started in 2002 in the hospice movement. Since her retirement her interests have been in widening participation in sport and leisure activities and she is also on the parkrun global, Bath University and Cycling UK boards.

She is a keen triathlete and loves cycling for leisure, competition and as a means of travel. She is passionate about enabling everyone to have access to a wide range of sport wherever they may live.