Cristian is CABA's chief executive. He writes and speaks widely on associations, professions and the not-for-profit sector.
Cristian holds a PhD from the University of Leicester that explored associations and professions. Prior to joining CABA in April 2020, he was Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, helping grow the organisation to 52,000 members. Before this he was Marketing Director for the Institution of Chemical Engineers.
He has worked in the mental health wellbeing sector for over 20 years.
Cristian is a Fellow of the IoD and a Member of CMI.