Oxford XXI Directors
Position: Director, co-founder
Expertise: Tax, regulation, and legislative frameworks; financial and economic consultancy; policy analysis; development support to cultural trusts and charities
Christopher Nurse is a highly experienced project director and team leader, with over 35 years professional experience. Christopher has directed several World Bank and DFID projects, is a world-leading expert on transparency in the extractive sector, and has worked in 33 different countries.
Since 1989 Christopher has run his own independent consultancy practice. He has co-ordinated legal and financial aspects of due diligence work for investment, worked on a large number of major restructuring, mining law reform projects, legal and privatisation studies, and technical assistance programs involving changing law and regulation to strengthen effectiveness.
An Oxford XXI co-founder, Christopher studied law at Oxford University before training in London with Price Waterhouse, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and won the Quilter national prize for Audit.
Christopher is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) https://www.iod.com/, of the Energy Institute, of the Institute of Fiscal Studies, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Christopher is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce https://www.thersa.org/ and a Trustee of the charities: Vocal Futures http://www.vocalfutures.org/page/vocal-futures
and Crendon Chamber Orchestra https://crendonchamberorchestra.wordpress.com/