Maxine Craig – Dprof, MSc,BA, DipN, RN, Cert Coach
Maxine Craig has over 3 decades of working in and with teams, holding a wide variety of interesting positions working at all levels in the public sector as a health care professional, project manager, clinical and business manager.
At a strategic level she led the successful Northern and Yorkshire Learning Alliance, a NHS network providing services to over 100 organisations. She then returned to work at the front line of the NHS in a large Foundation Trust as Head of Organisation Development.
Maxine Craig was listed in both 2013 and 2014 as a Top 50 Innovator for her work in Organisation Development. Maxine defines OD in simple terms as “Business Improvement through people”, a phrase she coined whilst trying to help people clarify the role and purpose of OD. Organisation Development is the application of the behavioural science field into the work place, it is about using the best available research and practices to improve business results.
She is passionate about work places being great places to live our lives, whilst getting the work done! She believes that it is possible and beneficial for all to ensure that our work places are spaces where people can contribute fully and wholeheartedly.
Academically Maxine holds a Masters degree in Change Management and Leadership Development and a Doctorate in Organisation Development. She is a licensed psychometrician and certified coach. She is a Visiting Professor at the University of Sunderland. She is also a Trustee of Teesside Hospice Care Foundation.