Chris Blythe OBE

Chris Blythe OBE, Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Building

After becoming a Management Accountant Chris Blythe worked in a number of financial roles in manufacturing industries which included Dunlop, Birmid Qualcast, Mitel, W Canning, Corgi Toys and GKN.

In 1991 he joined the North & Mid Cheshire Training and Enterprise Council based in Warrington. He became Chief Executive in 1994. For the last 21 years he has been involved in vocational education and training, together with business development.  Chris has been Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Building since January 2000.