VisitAberdeenshire chief executive Chris Foy has over 25 years of tourism industry experience. He has previously held positions at the former London Tourist Board, London Development Agency, in the heritage attractions sector and at VisitBritain, the National tourism agency for Great Britain.
During Chris’ time at VisitBritain, Scottish tourism was integral to his roles. As head of Visit Britain’s 2012 Games unit, Chris led the implementation of a strategy to spread the tourism benefits of the Games to the whole of the UK. After the Olympics, Chris led Visit Britain’s overseas network operations, before moving to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office to work on the UK Government’s GREAT Britain campaign.
When Chris isn’t working he can be found spending time with his family and enjoying activities including swimming, cycling and skiing.