Chris has recently submitted his PhD thesis, at RMIT University a research focus on wearable technology and physical activity behaviour. He is interested in how fitness trackers can be used to increase physical activity and reduce the sitting time of cancer survivors. Through his PhD he has published systematic reviews, meta-analyses, quantitative, and qualitative research. He was an Associate Lecturer in the Discipline of Exercise Science in the School of Health and Biomedical Sciences (RMIT), teaching exercise physiology and kinesiology into sport and exercise science programmes.

Originally from the UK, and having lived for many years in New Zealand, he now lives in Melbourne and has adopted the love of coffee culture. He is a keen tennis player, injury prone soccer player, and occasional stand-up paddle boarder.