Maxine De Brunner
Metropolitan Police Service’s most senior officers, experienced advisor on transformational change
‘Maxine De Brunner’s speech was so very well received, thought provoking, interactive, we thoroughly enjoyed it. ‘
‘Maxine De Brunner was Just awesome – captivating and well delivered. So very impressive with wild stories told excellently. I wanted to hear more……’
Thought provoking.She really understood how to transform an organisation and how to keep her staff engaged and still feeling valued. Very, very good – so informative, felt honoured to hear the presentation. Brilliant woman – inspiring and human. Excellent, inspiring, thought provoking – already planning potential changes! Very thought provoking.Very inspirational.
- Fee Range: £3k - £5k
Serving as one of the Metropolitan Police Service’s most senior officers, Maxine de Brunner rose through the ranks of one of the most highly pressured working environments that exists, and in doing so was awarded the QPM for her services to policing.
An experienced advisor on transformational change, Maxine De Brunner has led one of the most historically significant change programmes to the structure and delivery of the policing service across London; driving forward enhanced working practices through augmented technologies, reduction of management and bureaucracy and improved budget management.
Following the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks, Maxine De Brunner spearheaded the largest counter terrorism exercise the UK has seen – a multi-site scenario with key partners, which saw her advising and liaising with the Government to ensure the Prime Minister and Cabinet were fully prepared and equipped to hold COBRA meetings during the two-day event.
As part of Specialist Crime Directorate, Maxine De Brunner worked on the Kidnap Unit, as well as the Arts and Antiquities and Cheque and Credit Card squads.
She has also led numerous high profile and sensitive cases involving the Royal Family, politicians, corporate blackmail and money laundering.
Maxine has served as Chair on the National Police Prison Intelligence Board and the Interception and Communications Data Board; a member of both the National Intelligence Board and the Specialist Capability Board as National prisons lead, as well as the Organised Crime/Counter Terrorism Collaboration Board. Maxine was the London ‘prepare’ lead for Counter Terrorism .
Maxine De Brunner speaks with the authority of a wealth of experience and has delivered keynote speeches at numerous high profile events, including those for the NHS, recruitment markets and throughout the Government and National Policing arenas.
Outside of the police, Maxine De Brunner also serves as Chair of the Board of Governors for an Educational Charity Trust in Surrey, moving the trust from significant loss to surplus during her time there.
Since leaving the MET Maxine De Brunner has been sharing her expertise with audiences in the UK – her main topic is transformational change and her keynote speech is entitled “Change is a Critical Incident”