Chris Pett

Head of Sector Programmes

Chris joined the ODI in June 2017. He is responsible for designing and delivering sector change programmes. This includes the OpenActive programme in partnership with Sport England, working with the sport and physical activity sector to get people throughout the country more active using opportunity data.

Before joining the ODI, Before joining the ODI, Chris worked as a product development consultant, including as the Product & Service Innovation Partner for the British Library’s Innovating for Growth programme, which helped nearly 250 businesses to generate £77 million increased revenue through innovation.

Chris has mentored tech startup founders with the SETsquared Partnership - the global number one university business incubator - and trained global banking executives in digital transformation with General Assembly.