Chris Coyne is currently Head of Performance & Reward at AWE plc, a large defence contractor. His current responsibilities include all areas of compensation, benefits, performance, wellbeing and global mobility. Following 10 years as a commissioned officer in the Royal Navy, Chris gained a Masters degree in HR and moved into industry where for the last 20 years has had senior Reward roles in a range of sectors including IT, property, education and defence. Chris is a strong believer in the need for Reward to constantly adapt to meet the changing needs of modern business and technology. He sees Reward beyond the traditional boundaries of compensation and benefits, with a need to embrace talent, learning and wellbeing agendas.