Max Kennedy, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility
After a successful career in the armed forces, Max has spent most of the last 40
years working for private companies in the manufacturing industry. This
including several “interesting” years working on the insulation of offshore oil
rigs and buildings in Saudi Arabia.
After years of working for others, the entrepreneurial bug took hold of Max and
he set up his own logistic business, servicing customers countrywide. This was
however brought to an untimely close following a severe heart attack in 2000,
since when Max has been registered disabled and relied heavily on his wheelchair.
It is as a direct result of his experience that the Nationwide Disabled Access Register was created and he
has since become heavily involved in other areas promoting better access for
disabled people; including regional politics where he holds a position advising
on building design.
He lives on the south coast and spends what little spare time he has designing
and building model cars and aircraft – he claims it is a pursuit requiring the
patience that only a man with five children could ever hope to develop.