About

Dr Alice Maynard CBE is an experienced Non Executive Director (NED). She is currently NED on three public sector bodies and a small grant giving charity, and acts as an advisor to a number of nonprofit ventures.

She has been Board Chair for a number of Charities, overseeing improvements in governance, strategic planning and operational delivery.  To achieve this, she built on her understanding of how business works and what makes businesses thrive to drive improvements.

Achievements include:

  • CBE awarded in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to disabled people and their families
  • Honorary doctorate from the University of York 2015 for her work in employment and in accessibility
  • Winner of the ‘Best NED in the Not-For-Profit category at the Non Executive Director 2014 Awards in London
  • A finalist in two categories (‘Turnover over £60 Million’ and ‘Public and Third Sector’) at the Institute of Directors South East Director of the Year awards 2013
  • A finalist in the Institute of Directors South East Director of the Year awards 2011.

She is a passionate about improving societies building blocks (like financial inclusion, transport, housing and social care). She believes that by focusing on these elements ‘social waste’ can be reduced. A natural bridge-builder, who adopts a win-win approach has enable Alice to successfully bring about transformational change in a range of organisations. She has a BA (Hons) from York University, an MBA from Ashridge and an Executive Doctorate (DBA) from Cranfield University.

Alice was admitted as a Chartered Director in 2011 and has worked in the private, public and third sectors. Building on her experience in the IT industry, where she held a various management roles developing high performance teams and delivering complex international projects, she has established two successful businesses of her own (Equal Ability and Future Inclusion).

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