Christopher Rodrigues became Chairman of VisitBritain on the 1st January 2007. In August 2013 he became Chairman of the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association, in January 2014 became Chairman of Openwork Holdings Ltd and in January 2016 he became Chairman of the Port of London Authority.
He is pro-bono Chairman of The Almeida Theatre, on the Council, and a Trustee, of the National Trust and is a Vice Chairman of the World Travel and Tourism Council.
His previous career includes terms as President and CEO of Visa International; Group Chief Executive of Bradford and Bingley, Group Chief Executive at Thomas Cook and various senior positions at American Express. He stepped down as Chairman of International Personal Finance, and Windsor Leadership at the end of April 2015, following a period of 8 years as Chairman of both organisations. He was a NED at Ladbrokes plc (formerly Hilton Group) from 2003 until 1st May 2013, was a founder NED of the Financial Services Authority (1997-2003) and spent the early part of his career at McKinsey and Co.