Chris Smith

Chris is Managing Director of Pendle Engineering and Pendle Bike Racks, and a member of Pendle Vision and the Nelson Town Deal Board. An A level student of Nelson and Colne College, following a first-class honours degree in maths at Durham University, Chris began his actuarial career with Mercer before beginning to lead the family business. As an alumnus of the College, Chris is passionate about supporting the College Group’s continued success and impact – bringing his local knowledge, strong commitment to regeneration of our local areas and valuable strategic and commercial skills as a key local employer.