MSc, BA (Hons)
Maxine a senior leader, interim executive and business change and governance consultant with more than twenty-five years’ experience in diverse public and private housing, not for profit organisations and SMEs. As CEO of a community-led housing organisation she led the organisation through a major restructure and business transformation programme, delivering substantial improvements, cultural change, new business streams and local services. She substantially improved customer outcomes and satisfaction, and led the development of commercial services.
Maxine has also been Interim National Head of Independent Living Service for a large national Registered Provider, helping to restructure and transform older persons and supported living services, and Lead consultant and business advisor to Birmingham City Council during the roll out of flagship government regeneration programmes, including the Change for Children agenda. Her consultancy work has included providing training and support services to newly formed organisations delivering complex health and support services to a range of vulnerable adults living independently in the community, and supporting Trustees and staff to transform failing community children’s and family services provision. Maxine is the former Vice Chair and a Board trustee for the South Birmingham Young Homeless Project
Maxine has a strong track record in developing vision and strategy; business analysis and review; delivering business transformation, implementing and embedding change; new business initiatives and services improvements; developing new governance structures and delivery models; and training and support for boards, trustees and senior teams.
Maxine has strategic and operational level experience in Human Resources and is a strong team builder, with excellent negotiation skills and a good understanding of risk. She is committed to ensuring value for money and tangible results, with a strong focus on change that is sustainable, helping businesses to adapt and evolve. She is committed to harnessing potential and creativity within organisations and within communities in order to make a lasting and sustainable difference.