Chris Wade

Chris Wade - Chief of Staff UK and Ireland, Sage plc

A physicist by training Chris, has spent the last 14 years at The Sage Group, the UK’s leading technology business, after spending three years as a strategy consultant at LEK Consulting.

At Sage, Chris has held both strategic and operational roles, most recently managing the performance and development of the UKI commercial business, a £370m, multi-channel operation. Prior to this he has led the UKI Product Marketing team and the Sage Pay Product Management team; responsible in both for the delivery of relevant product to customers across the UKI and supporting customer and Sage’s success.

Through his involvement in Dynamo NE, Chris is active in supporting the development of the technology industry in the North East.