Maggie joined Changing Lives’ Board in Spring 2013 contributing HR expertise gained during a career working with some of the region's fastest growing businesses.

With a portfolio encompassing roles with Parkdean, alongside her own business interests, People Gauge Ltd and Belver North, Maggie provides a range of senior HR support and executive coaching, alongside employee engagement skills and expertise. Maggie has also held roles as Head of Personnel at Vaux Breweries, and Group Training and Development Manager with Warner Holidays.

She has a range of non-executive interests including:

  • Non-executive director of the North East Chamber of Commerce, following her tenure as its first ever female President
  • Chair, NECC Training Company
  • Governor, Ofsted Outstanding Primary School

Previous non-executive work has included the Prince’s Trust (Regional Council) and the North East Tourism Advisory Board.