Chris Hampson

Chief Executive

“What’s exciting about Look Ahead is our ability to draw on the best features of both the public and private sectors. This enables us to be agile, to innovate and to do things differently, always in line with our strong value base and commitment to delivering social good”

Chris was appointed Look Ahead’s Chief Executive in January 2015, following fifteen years at the organisation including time as both a Director and Deputy Chief Executive.

Chris began his career in local government and has worked for two inner London Local Authority Housing Departments. Chris has over 20 years’ experience working in housing and social care, including research and campaigning on behalf of the National Housing Federation as well as working in new business, policy and communications for two London based Housing Associations.

Chris has previously chaired the National Housing Federation’s  Supported Housing Providers Forum and is a member of their National Care and Support Advisory Group. He has recently been appointed as the not for profit representative for the NHS Confederation’s Mental Health Network.