Chris Hoard

Speaking and Training History (From August 2019)

08/08/2019: Vuzion UK Inspired
23/08/2019: Vuzion Ireland Inspired
03/09/2019: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (Portsmouth, UK)
05/09/2019: Azure Fundamentals (Portsmouth, UK)
06/09/2019: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (Portsmouth, UK)
24/09/2019: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (Belfast, UK)
25/09/2019: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (Dublin, IE)
16/10/2019: TeamsFest: Oktoberfest 2019
21/10/2019: Microsoft Teams Fundamentals (Fareham, UK)
23/10/2019: Microsoft Teams Fundamentals (Dublin, IE)
24/10/2019: Microsoft Teams Fundamentals (Galway, IE)
03/11/2019: Microsoft Ignite 2019
13/11/2019: Vuzion Communicate
14/11/2019: Azure Fundamentals (Leicester, UK)
15/11/2019: Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (Leicester, UK)
16/11/2019: SPS Leicester 2019
28/11/2019: European Teams User Group – November
19/12/2019: European Teams User Group – December
07/01/2020: Azure Fundamentals (Belfast, UK)
21/01/2020: European Teams User Group – January
27/01/2020: Teams Fundamentals (London, UK)
29/01/2020: Azure Fundamentals (Fareham, UK)
11/02/2020: Commsverse In-Store 2020
01/04/2020: TeamsFest – Spring Sessions 2020
29/04/2020: Commsverse 2020

Active Certifications (Acclaim)

Azure Administrator Associate (MCA)
Azure Fundamentals (MCF)
Cloud Fundamentals (MTA)
D365 Fundamentals (MCF)
M365 Enterprise Administrator Expert (MCE)
M365 Fundamentals (MCF)
M365 Messaging Adm. Associate (MCA)
M365 Modern Desktop Adm. Associate (MCA)
M365 Security Adm. Associate (MCA)
M365 Teams Adm. Associate (MCA)
M365 Teamwork Adm. Associate (MCA)
Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE)
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE)
Mobility & Device Fundamentals (MTA)
Office 365 (MCSA)
Productivity (MCSE)
Security Fundamentals (MTA)


Microsoft MCT Regional Lead (2020 – 2021)
Microsoft MVP Office Apps and Services (2020 – 2021)

User Groups

European Teams User Group

Available for: 

  • Speaking at community events or usergroups

Area of Specialism

  • Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Azure (Entry Level)

I am interested in literally everything across the Microsoft 365 stack including Exchange, SharePoint, OneDrive, Stream, Yammer, Forms, Flow, Power BI, Azure AD, Microsoft Threat Protection and Intune.


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