Chris Steele is Vice President – Advisory, with Conway’s Advisory Services group. His almost 30 years of experience in location consulting, site selection, and economic development have resulted in a unique perspective on how the concept of place impacts business and community success around the globe.
Past clients include The Boeing Company, BlueCross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Lenovo, Morgan Stanley, Club Med, Becton Dickinson, the Transportation Research Board, Edmonton Global, the Waterloo Region EDC, Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association, and Biogen IDEC. He also frequently advises governments and public sector agencies on business attraction and economic development efforts.
Chris has written on location strategy and real estate topics for Area Development, Business Expansion Journal, Cargo Business News, Site Selection Magazine, and the Journal of Corporate Real Estate, served as an editor for Ernst & Young's United States Investment Monitor, and is a frequent presenter at economic development and FDI summits around the globe.
Mr. Steele holds a Master’s Degree in Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with specific concentrations in land use planning and real estate development.