Christian has a background in retail banking and public service, and is currently a senior executive at the Department of Social Services. Christian brings to BYS specialist knowledge in financial services, government procurement and health policy, and a passion for leading and inspiring teams and organisations that make a positive difference to the communities they serve.

Social causes that Christian is passionate about include suicide prevention, the support of refugees and asylum seekers, addressing Indigenous disadvantage and job creation. He is a member of Suicide Prevention Australia, Inc.