Chris Loughran is the Consulting partner and Practise Senior Partner for Deloitte’s Midlands practice, responsible for the development and growth of Deloitte’s business in the Midlands of England across the full range of the firm’s services. He took up this role in June 2010, on his return from London where, for the previous ten years, he had led the development of Deloitte’s Technology Consulting business. Throughout his time in London Chris specialised in advising organisations in both the public and private sector on their use of technology to promote and deliver business change. As an example, Chris led the Deloitte team that advised the Mayor of London and Transport for London on the design and delivery of the groundbreaking London Congestion Charge.
He joined Deloitte (then Touche Ross & Co.) in Birmingham in 1987, following a successful early career in systems development and management with Lucas Electrical. From 1987 to 1995 he was a key player in the development of the Deloitte’s Consulting business in the Midlands and North of England, becoming a Partner in the firm in 1993. He was a member of the Consulting Executive from 2003 to 2010 and in 2008 was appointed a Vice Chairman of the firm. Chris was elected to the Board of Partners of Deloitte in December 2010.
He is a Non-Executive Director of Marketing Birmingham, a Council Member of the CBI in the West Midlands, a Director and Trustee of Kyra (a Leadership Development charity) and Chairman of Birmingham & Solihull Rugby Club.