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Hi, I'm Chris
Software engineer, author, speaker, and open source..r
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As a progression from meetup and conference talks, I’m now delivering workshops on Blazor. If you are interested in me delivering a workshop at your user group, conference, or company event, then please get in touch.

Upcoming Events

Currently planning future workshops

Past Events


Techorama Netherlands10th-12th October 2022Utrecht, Netherlands
Techorama Belgium23rd May 2022Antwerp, Belgium
NDC London12th-13th May 2022London, UK
dotnetdays21st-22nd March 2022Virtual


NDC Oslo29th-30th November 2021Oslo, Norway


NDC Oslo8th - 9th June 2020Virtual


If you’d like to get in contact with me, please use the form below.


I’m constantly inspired by listening to great speakers, so I wanted to give back to the community by developing my own speaking skills. Below you can find a list of my upcoming and past speaking events.

If you would like to discuss what I could speak about at your user group, conference or event, then please get in touch.

You can also view some of my previous talks on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events confirmed

Past Events


NDC London29th Jan - 2nd Feb 2024London, UK


.NET Conf14th-16th November 2023Online
DevReach25th-26th October 2023Sofia, Bulgaria


Techorama Netherlands10th-12th October 2022Utrecht, Netherlands
NDC Oslo26th-30th September 2022Oslo, Norway
NDC Copenhagen1st-2nd June 2022Copenhagen, Denmark
Techorama Belgium24th-25th May 2022Antwerp, Belgium
NDC London9th-11th May 2022London, UK
NDC Porto25th-29th April 2022Porto, Portugal
Microsoft Reactor - London20th April 2022Virtual
Microsoft Reactor - London6th April 2022Virtual


NDC Oslo1st-3rd December 2021Oslo, Norway
BlazorDay 202117th June 2021Virtual
On.NET Show17th June 2021Virtual
.NET Oxford18th May 2021Virtual
ConFoo 202126th February 2021Virtual
Blazor Community Standup9th February 2021Virtual


DDD 202012th December 2020Virtual
DevDay 202016th-20th November 2020Virtual
DevReach 202019th-23rd October 2020Virtual
Blazor For All17th October 2020Virtual
DOTfest16th October 2020Virtual
.NET to the Core Meetup23rd September 2020Virtual
Bournemouth ASP.NET Blazor Meetup Group10th August 2020Virtual
Blazor Day 202018th June 2020Virtual
.NeXt Generation Meetup17th June 2020Virtual
.NeXt Generation Meetup10th June 2020Virtual
Blazing into Summer with Telerik4th June 2020Virtual
Birmingham .NET User Group26th May 2020Birmingham, UK
.NET South West27th April 2020Virtual
.NET Sheff7th April 2020Virtual
DDD North29th February 2020Hull, UK
Nor(DEV):Con26th - 28th February 2020Norwich, UK
Developer South Coast20th February 2020Southampton, UK
.NET Notts27th January 2020Nottingham, UK
.NET Conf: Focus on Blazor14th January 2020Online


MK .NET’s unconference and workshop day!9th November 2019Milton Keynes
DDD Reading 201912th October 2019Reading, UK
.NET Cambridge10th June 2019Cambridge, UK

About Me

Hi! I’m Chris 👋, a software engineer, writer, open source..r and Microsoft MVP working in Norfolk, England. I work predominantly on web applications and services using C# and .NET.

I’ve been a developer for over 20 years. I started with classic ASP in the late 90’s before moving on to Visual Basic 6 for a short period. I was then fortunate that my employer at the time needed someone to investigate a new framework from Microsoft called .NET, I volunteered and haven’t looked back since.

Outside of the day job I’m also an active participant in the tech community. You can find me lurking on Twitter as well as various other social media apps (there are so many now-a-days!). I also:

Supporting Me

While all the comments on posts, interactions on various social media platform, and chats at conferences are fantastic, some people have asked if they can do a little more to show their appreciation for the time and effort that goes into the content I create.

If you’d like to help support the work I do there are a few options: