Meet the team
Malcolm Hyde: Director, CBI South East
As the CBI's director for South East England, Malcolm is responsible for managing and developing relationships with a number of the largest companies in the UK; recruiting new members to the CBI; and central and regional lobbying. In addition the CBI delivers a programme of policy and best practice events for CBI members and regional stakeholders.
Malcolm's responsibilities also extend to overseeing the principal representative CBI body in the region, the Regional Council, which comprises chief executives, chairmen and board members of CBI member companies from a cross sector and size of businesses.
He is a board member of the Surrey Economic Partnership, the South East Business Forum and is a member of the Advisory Board of The Marwell Wildlife Trust.
Prior to joining the CBI in 1998, Malcolm's career involved senior management positions in a wide range of sectors in the UK and abroad, including commercial and residential property; leisure and farming; manufacturing; and brewing.
CBI South East team: contact details
Jane McClory (Assistant Director)
Jane McClory is the Assistant Director for the South East, managing a portfolio of CBI members across the South East, Thames Valley and London. In addition to covering a variety of sectors – primarily transport, utilities, professional services, and education - Jane also leads on the recruitment of German, Swiss and Austrian parented companies based within the region.
Jane joined the CBI in 2014 from PA Consulting, where she worked closely with the leaders of the government agency UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), British Consuls General, local enterprise partnerships (LEPs), and other government departments, to improve the UK’s ability to attract and retain foreign business.
Fluent in German, Jane has also worked as Senior Business Development Manager at the British Consulate in Munich, as well as in executive search, where she specialised in sourcing board-level exec and non-exec directors for German PE-backed firms.