Chris Cox has been Director of Membership Relations at the Royal College of Nursing since December 2015. He provides leadership on employment relations, legal and member support services, equalities, complaints, and has responsibility for the RCND Contact Advice Centre.
From 2009 to 2015, he was Director of Legal Services, having joined the RCN in 1991 as a regional solicitor. Since qualifying as a solicitor in 1985 he has worked for law centres and trade unions, including in the late 80s as a legal adviser at the Immunity Legal Centre, representing people affected by HIV and AIDS.
Chris is independent legal adviser to the United Kingdom Advisory Panel (UKAP) on Healthcare Workers with Bloodborne Viruses, and a member of the National Data Guardian Panel.