Chris Norris joined the NLA in April 2007. As Director of Policy and Practice he is responsible for delivery of the NLA's policy and public affairs agenda and public policy research programme.
Before joining the NLA Chris was responsible for parliamentary affairs for the National Childbirth Trust, the UK's largest campaigning charity for parents, which represents more than 100,000 members. Prior to this he held various public affairs and communications roles within the NHS and the private sector.
Chris read politics and international relations at the University of Essex.