Chris Jackson is didlaw’s Finance Director.
As a non-lawyer owner-director he brings his savvy business skills to the firm and has been a key part of its successful journey since 2008.
Chris, American by birth but now British naturalised, is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. A former American footballer (centre) Chris had a long and illustrious college football career at SMU followed a brief foray in the NFL, which ended a year later when he was released by the Chicago Bears. But every cloud has a silver lining because Chris was soon working on the Chicago Board of Options Exchange as a financial trader. Chris has traded on many exchanges around the world including London, Singapore, New York and Chicago.
Chris sits on the firm’s management board along with Karen Jackson & Elizabeth George, playing a pivotal role in its business development.
Chris enjoys the great outdoors – hunting, fishing and sailing. He holds his Day Skipper licence. His favourite hobbies are antiquing, collecting and restoring pigeon and duck decoys, and collecting American Folk Art. Having trained as a Cordon Bleu chef in his spare time he spends a lot of time cooking and entertaining for family and friends.