Chris Dix is the Head of Business Development at VFS Global. He is responsible for identifying new business opportunities, with a clear focus on developing new markets and strengthening client relationships. Chris joined VFS Global in August 2011 as Regional Head for Europe and the Americas, following which he was appointed COO for Europe and the Americas in January 2012.
Before joining VFS Global, Chris spent 25 years as a career diplomat working for the UK Foreign Service. His last assignment was his position as Regional Director for South Asia (2007–2011) with the UK Border Agency. Before that, Chris was the UK Border Agency Regional Director for Africa (2004–2007) and Director of UK Visa Services for India (1999–2004). Prior to this, Chris worked on Central American and South Asian affairs, and on UN humanitarian issues.