Before founding The Anfield Group in 2006, Chris managed Critical Infrastructure Protection programs for the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense’s Counterintelligence Field Activity.
As the former CIP Compliance Manager for the Texas RE and a NERC-certified Lead Auditor for both 706 and 693 NERC Reliability Standards, he has played an integral role at the national, regional, and registered entity level for the development and implementation of the NERC Cybersecurity Standards. Chris also served as the founding chairman for the Critical Infrastructure Protection Compliance Working Group (CCWG) which consists of the CIP Compliance Managers and CIP Subject Matter Experts from all eight regions. He has led and/or participated in more than 50 NERC audits.
Chris is a certified Computer Information Systems Security Professional; Program Management Professional; and a former U.S. Army Signals Intelligence Officer.