Chris Wood

Chris Wood is Assistant Director of Research, Policy and Public Affairs at Shelter.

He is leading their influencing work to deliver more and better social housing, increase renters rights and tackle homelessness and bad housing. Before that he led a team in government working on strategic planning and implementation of housing policy. Chris has a PhD in the application of social capital theory to government policy. He has previously worked in policy, strategy and research roles in a range of charities, including successfully overturning cuts to hearing aid provision as Policy Manager at Action on Hearing Loss (formerly the RNID).