Chris Witt is a political activist from Oxford, UK. He is currently serving as Policy Officer of Oxford Young Greens, which he co-founded and co-chaired from 2017-2018. Previously, Chris has served as Volunteers Coordination Officer of the Oxfordshire County Greens. In this capacity, he organised county-wide volunteering for both county and national elections in 2017. Chris also stood as city council candidate for Blackbird Leys in 2018.
Within the UK national Green Party, Chris is a member of several national policy working groups, including the Science & Technology Working Group and the Refugee & Asylum Working Group. Within the latter, Chris has taken over the role of Lead Author for the Foreign Policy Refugee & Asylum policy working draft.
Chris not only writes about but also takes action on various issues defining the 21st century.
As a member of a climate justice-related NGO, Christian has attended UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn and COP24 in Katowice.
Chris has also been working with a number of refugee-aid related NGOs, which included direct counselling of Afghan refugees and community-building for a volunteering match-making platform.
In January 2018, Chris co-organised a weekend workshop and podium debate for members of the German Merit Foundation titled “Do we need Elites?”. Among the speakers were leading elite sociologist Prof Michael Hartmann and best-selling author and former Schloss Salem headmaster Bernhard Bueb.