Chris Daniells joined The China Navigation Company in 2011 as General Manager Corporate Development. 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 The China Navigation Company in Singapore, Swire Shipping in Australia and Steamships Shipping & Transport, a division of Steamships Trading in Papua New Guinea. 

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