Maxine O'Mahony, Breckland Council
Maxine O'Mahony
Chief Executive
Breckland Council

Maxine is the Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service of Breckland Council where she guides an organisation of over 300 employees to provide the essential services for the Breckland District. With over 25 years’ experience as a Senior Leader in both the Public and Private Sector, a background in Human Resources and a Fellowship of the CIPD, Maxine is passionate about people, performance and change. Leading a transformational change programme for Breckland in 2021 resulted in a fit for purpose modern workplace complimented by a modern working policy and laid the foundations for a modern working environment for a commercial Council of the future. Maxine has previously held the role of Monitoring Officer for more than a decade, providing considered advice to Members and Officers. She also sits on the Chief Executive board for the DCN and remains Returning Officer for Breckland.