Chrissi has over 20 years’ experience as an adviser to and General Counsel of listed and privately owned multi-national organisations.
A plc General Counsel, with a range of industry & international experience.
Chrissi has worked for major players in the automotive industry including DaimlerChrysler, a posting with the European headquarters of General Motors, as well as working for 2 players in the food industry, principally in the UK. Chrissi is currently freelance legal director of an automotive business and her principal business is in consulting to the in-house legal community as the founder of BOXconsulting.
Advising on corporate transactions and commercial deals.
Substantial experience of transactional work, including M&A work, joint ventures and transaction financing. Such work includes joint ventures in Russia and Hungary, sale of Booker Foodservice and the acquisition of many Mercedes-Benz dealerships as part of a distribution reorganisation. Major commercial contracts include launching a loyalty points credit card, renewal of distribution agreements, implementation of a nationwide litigation settlement agreement and key customer supply agreements. In each GC role Chrissi was responsible for choosing external advisors for all aspects of legal work, including tax matters. Chrissi’s current role involves liaising between the 10 shareholders of an automotive business, documentation for further capital injections, and negotiating new customer contracts.
Married with 2 primary school children Non-Executive Director of The Centre for Justice School Governor Keen allotment gardener and dog owner.