Chris Holdsworth

Consulting Partner
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Chris is a consulting partner in London.


In his thirty year career, he has operated in large corporates and also smaller earlier stage companies both in the UK and internationally. He has significant experience in the financial services and human capital fields.


After joining RBS as a strategy consultant, Chris went on to run various parts of its payments division. He headed up Streamline International, the multi-currency card acceptance business that won the Queens Award for Industry and is now one of the fastest growing parts of Worldpay. He was also part of the team that negotiated the acquisition of a 10% stake in Bank of China and then moved to China and became Deputy CEO of the Jointly Owned Credit Card Issuing business between RBS and Bank of China.


On leaving RBS he set up the China business of the Talent Q Group and then came back to the UK as CEO of the Group. There he led the business through a period of rapid growth before selling the company to Hay Group/Korn Ferry.


Chris has a Bsc in Business Administration from Bath University.