Chris Jock is the Director of Actalent's Laboratory and Clinical Practices. Chris brings more than 30 years of experience and knowledge in global scientific business management and leadership. That experience includes 20 years leading high-performance teams in scientific staffing, business process outsourcing (BPO), and global managed solutions. Chris has built expert teams across the Americas, EMEA and APAC that have enabled organizations to achieve exceptional business and organizational results. His proven program management techniques — paired with best practices — ensure every project and program delivers on the stated efficiency, effectiveness, and service goals. Chris has successfully overseen a wide variety of projects, including transformations, reorganizations, expansions, growth initiatives, and new market launches. He also brings specific expertise within complexity management, life sciences technology (outsourced solutions and human capital optimization), and regulatory compliance for the DOL, OSHA, FDA, EPA and USDA. Chris is a former Chemistry instructor at Oakland University and volunteers as a STEM mentor with MentorNet.org. He has also served on the Executive Committee of the Detroit Chapter of the American Chemical Society and held several advisory board roles with various environmental association groups. Chris graduated from the University of Utah with a master's degree in chemistry.