Chris Edwards

Chris Edwards

  • CSR & Diversity Director

As the CSR & Diversity Director at Travers Smith, Chris leads on implementing the firm's D&I strategy and its market-leading Corporate Social Responsibility Programme.

Working with partners and senior managers, as well as external stakeholders, Chris has been involved in delivering innovative projects aimed at promoting greater inclusiveness within the firm and in the wider community. Before joining Travers Smith in 2015, Chris was a client group manager at Stonewall where he advised a broad range of law firms on how to develop inclusive workplaces for LGBT+ people.

An urban planner by trade, Chris previously worked for the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment where he helped a range of clients to plan, manage and design better public spaces. He also sits on the Board of Freehold, a professional networking group for LGBT+ real estate professionals.