Chris Ball

Expert on the ageing workforce. Researcher at Newcastle University's Centre for Research on the Older Workforce (CROW)

Dr Chris Ball is a Researcher and Campaigner on Age and Work, working for Newcastle University and the Centre for Research into the Ageing Workforce (CROW). Before taking up his position as a university researcher he was Chief Executive of TAEN - The Age and Employment Network, and Specialist Adviser on the Ageing Workforce for a welfare to work provider, working on programmes to support older job seekers. He was formerly National Secretary of the Manufacturing, Science and Finance Union with responsibility for the Non Profit Sector and the Working Environment and much earlier, a Physics Teacher. He is also a runner and cyclist.