Qualifications: UNSW Sydney Supply Chain & Logistics Management.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Halo board, Chris also helps lead the Executive Management Team in managing core operations and implementing projects to support Halo’s strategic direction and goals.
Chris Russell founded Halo in 2019 with a unique set of skills at the intersection of empathy, technology, and action. The golden thread of his career has been making a difference. Over 25 years as co-founder and co-director of the global EMPR Group before retiring in 2021, Chris introduced inspiring philanthropic programs including support for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Switching to app development in 2018, Chris remains dedicated to doing good for people and animals, creating two apps: Halo to ‘give a better world’ and Baxta to create ‘a pet-friendly world’.
Continuing his passion for philanthropy, Chris continues to help support charities large and small including the Starlight Children’s Foundation and Animal Trust Society. His proven experience delivering Board responsibilities is key to steering Halo towards a sustainable future supported by smart, compliant, ethical governance, financial management and strategic direction.