Chris Catterall

Chief Executive

Chris has significant experience in managing, securing funding and developing the capacity of community businesses and non-profit organisations. As well as leading the team, Chris works with clients across all areas of healthcare, adults’ services and children’s services.   

Prior to his role at Capacity, Chris was part of the core team who developed The Reader Organisation from a University of Liverpool ‘spin-out’ into a leading social organisation, where he tripled revenue, raised £5 million in funding for the transfer of Calderstones Mansion House and created opportunities to support health and wellbeing through shared reading activities.   

Chris is also a Board Member for Local Trust – Local Trust is a place-based funder supporting communities to achieve their ambitions.  

Outside of work, Chris is an avid Liverpool FC fan and lives in Crosby with his wife and two daughters.