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Chris Blythe OBE

CIOB Chief Executive


A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Chris Blythe worked in a number of financial roles for 15 years for companies such as Dunlop, Birmid Qualcast, Mitel, W Canning, Corgi Toys and GKN.

For the last 17 years he has been involved in vocational education and training, together with business development. In 1991 he joined the North & Mid Cheshire Training and Enterprise Council based in Warrington becoming Chief Executive in 1994. In January 2000 he joined the Chartered Institute of Building as Chief Executive.