Maxine sits on the Executive Committee of the industry-wide Insurance Cultural Awareness Network, with responsibility for partnerships and external relationships. Maxine is also the Principal Advisor and previously chaired the Zurich Cultural Awareness Network, and has been involved in leading Zurich’s multicultural D&I strategy and initiatives for over four years. She spearheaded the reorganization of Zurich’s BAME ERG and significantly widened its national reach, she re-energized the ERG with meaningful initiatives, and garnered c-suite executive sponsorship and positive engagement. The group have established BAME recruitment targets, and monthly data reviews, which have contributed to ethnicity pay gap industry consultations. Maxine was awarded at the 2019 Insurance Age D&I Awards as the Race Equality Champion in insurance. She was also recognized by Insurance Business, Global Top 100 as a person of influence within the insurance industry.