Award Categories
M365 Apps & Services, Security
First year awarded:
Number of MVP Awards:
MCT RL, MCE (3), MCA (7), MCEd

Christopher Hoard

United Kingdom
Partner Edu Lead @vuzioncloud | MCT Regional Lead | Teams MVP | M365 Certified Expert | QTS | MBCS | P-CSM. Speaker. Co-Founder @TeamsNation


Chris Hoard is a two time Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) Regional Lead, three time Microsoft 365 Apps and Services MVP and Educator (MCEd). With over 13 years of cloud computing experience specialising in Provisioning, Professional Services and Architecture, and over a decade of that active in the field, he now delivers skilling and enablement experiences to over 700 Microsoft partners for Vuzion (Tier 2 UK CSP) throughout the UK, Ireland and the UAE. His focus areas include Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Viva, Security, Compliance & Identity (SCI) & the Power Platform. Outside of work, he is very active in the Microsoft Tech Community, blogs at and since 2019 has spoken at many international events including Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Build, Commsverse, Galactic Summit, Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon and the Modern Workplace Conference Paris. As the co-creator of Metaverse One and Teams Nation, he sits on the Microsoft Certifications Advisory Board and several feedback programs such as Teams, Viva and Defender. He is a former member of both the British Computer Society (BCS) and Microsoft 365 Partner Council