Chris Daniells joined CNCo in 2011 as General Manager, Corporate Development.He took on the role of General Manager, Swire Shipping, in August 2012 before being appointed as Commercial Director in August 2016. He was formerly with Cathay Pacific as Country Manager based in Italy (2009-2011) and Manager Cargo Planning based in Hong Kong (2008-2009).

From 1997 to 2008 he worked for various subsidiaries and associates of John Swire & Sons Ltd including CNCo, Swire Shipping in Australia and Steamships Shipping & Transport, a division of Steamships Trading in Papua New Guinea.

Chris graduated from Durham University with an honours degree in modern history and has attended various executive courses at INSEAD. He worked in the UK for Arthur Andersen in Audit & Business Advisory on an internship programme from 1994-97 prior to joining the Swire group.