CHRIS COTTER - DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • GOVERNANCE
  • FINANCE
  • POLICIES & PROCEDURES
  • REPORTING & EVALUATION
  • HUMAN RESOURCES 
  • BUSINESS PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
  • INCOME & REVENUE

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CHRIS'S TOP 5 CHARACTER STRENGTHS

STRENGTH 1:

ADAPTABILITY

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STRENGTH 1:

ADAPTABILITY

Chris lives in the moment - not seeing the future as a fixed destination. Instead, he believes his future is created by a series of choices ...

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STRENGTH 2:

STRATEGY

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STRENGTH 2:

STRATEGY

 

Chris has an uncanny ability to sort through the 'clutter of life' to find the best route forward. He has a natural gift of a 'bird's eye v...

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STRENGTH 3:

INPUT

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STRENGTH 3:

INPUT

 

Chris is naturally inquisitive. He is an avid collector of facts.  His curiosity extends to information, words, data, books, and quotations...

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STRENGTH 4:

CONSISTENCY

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STRENGTH 4:

CONSISTENCY


Balance is important to Chris. He is keenly aware of the need to treat people the same, no matter what their station in life.   

Chris does n...

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STRENGTH 5:

RESPONSIBILITY

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STRENGTH 5:

RESPONSIBILITY

 

Chris takes psychological ownership for anything he commits to, whether large or small, and feels emotionally bound to follow it through to...

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CHRIS'S TOP 5 CHARACTER VALUES





CHRIS'S SKILLS

CREDENTIALS

 

Chris is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management.  He is currently a Business Finance Specialist working with Businesses, Community Interest Companies and Charities across Cornwall to develop and grow their activities to achieve sustainability and maximum productivity.  


He is a qualified strategic leader with over 12 years’ experience at a senior management level (CEO) within the charity sector.   Chris was invited to represent the national charity and community sector at the Windsor Leadership Program (invite only) and has a 1st Class BA Honours Degree in Professional Development, a Foundation Degree in Human Resources and a Prince 2 Project Management Qualification.   


Chris trained as an accountant and worked in the financial industry in London and Birmingham before returning to the Southwest where he became the proprietor of his own businesses.  A significant life event forced Chris to re-evaluate his life and his career and he now uses his experience and skills to help others achieve success. 

CHRIS'S PASSIONS

 

Chris is family guy who loves nothing more than spending valuable time with his two children, wife and family dog. 


In 2015, Chris and his family travelled the world for two years starting in a motorhome in France and ending in the jungle of Nicaragua.  This experience changed his life and travel is now a very important part of his future.  


When he finds a rare moment to himself, Chris likes to cycle, read, watch rugby and work out.  He also has a love of history, good whisky and the ocean. 

WHY CHRIS IS PERFECT FOR US...

 

For all of the above reasons, The Porcupine Collection believes Chris is a perfect match for the role of 'Director of Operations'.  His natural inherent strengths and skills, together with his experience combine to make him the most suitable person to manage the day to day operations and functions of The Porcupine Collective CIC.