Mr Christopher Walkinshaw DL

Christopher has worked for Marshall of Cambridge (Holdings) Ltd since 1983.  Having worked in each of the Marshall businesses, he is currently Group Director of External Relations & Communications.  He is also a Non-Executive Director of Marshall Motor Holdings plc. Christopher is a Board Member of Cambridge Ahead and of the Reserve Forces and Cadets Association in East Anglia, Chairman of their Regional Employer Engagement Group and a Member of the Cambridgeshire County Forum.  A Trustee of Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust and a Member of Anglian Learning (multi-academy trust), Christopher is also a Member of the Joint Assembly of the Greater Cambridge Partnership and a Vice-President (and former Chairman) of the Air League Trust and a Vice-President of Automotive Fellowship International.

Christopher is Chairman of No. 104 (City of Cambridge) Squadron of the RAF Air Cadets, a member of Commandant Air Cadet’s Industry Forum and a former member of the Air Cadet Council. Previous roles include being a director of the Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce and an Honorary Commander with the United States Air Force at RAF Alconbury.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a Fellow of the Institute of the Motor Industry and a Freeman of the City of London.

Christopher was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire in 2021.