Award Categories
Office Apps & Services
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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 Microsoft Certified Trainer Regional Lead (MCT RL), Educator (MCEd) and 2 x Office Apps and Services MVP. With over 12 years of cloud computing experience, he is currently building an education practice for Vuzion (Tier 2 UK CSP). His focus areas are Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365 and entry level Azure. In his spare time he is very active in the Microsoft Tech Community, blogging at and since 2019 has spoken at many public events such as Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Build, Commsverse, Galactic Summit, Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon and the Modern Workplace Conference Paris. As the co-creator of Teams Nation (previously TeamsFest and the European Teams User Group), he is a member of the British Computer Society (BCS), the Microsoft 365 Partner Council and currently sits on the Microsoft Certifications Advisory Board