Maxine Bligh
Maxine Bligh
director - proposition & transformation
CBI

Maxine leads the CBI’s member proposition, products and services team, providing a range of products and content for business that support their success. The offer builds on the CBI’s unique insight, intelligence and convening power and sims to help companies understand the next actions they can take on issues such as decarbonisation and skills and inclusion. Maxine is also responsible for the CBI’s SME portfolio and events strategy and facilitates the CBI’s Executive Leadership Programmes. In more than a decade at the CBI Maxine has worked in a range of policy and commercial roles. Setting up CBI Economics – an in-house consultancy service and the leadership and training business; leading the policy for the CBI’s thought leadership project on raising ambition for all in schools, managing the CBI’s trade association members and a portfolio of key CBI members in the FMCG sector. Prior to joining the CBI Maxine was a consultant at SQW Consulting focusing on regional economic development and policy evaluation. Maxine has a BA in Politics and an MA in Post-Conflict Reconstruction from York University.