Jim Bligh

Jim Bligh is Director of Corporate Affairs for the UK and Ireland at Tata Consultancy Services, where he is responsible for public affairs and policy; stakeholder, academic, industry analyst and government relations.

Jim Bligh is Director of Corporate Affairs for the UK and Ireland at Tata Consultancy Services, where he is responsible for public affairs and policy; stakeholder, academic, industry analyst and government relations; and the TCS award-winning event series the Spark Salon.

Jim is a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford. At the Institute, Jim is supporting work on artificial intelligence and the future of work, global supervision of the internet, and the ethical and practical implications for business of the fourth industrial revolution.

He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the executive committee of the Industry and Parliament Trust, and a member of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) London Council. TCS is a global top-four IT services and consultancy business, providing tech solutions to business problems in 46 markets across the world, including 18 countries in Europe.

Jim joined TCS in 2015 from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), where he was head of policy for employment, skills, pensions, trade and public services reform. He has previously worked as head of corporate affairs at ManpowerGroup, the global recruitment business. Jim has degrees in English from Durham, where he was President of the Union, and Medieval and Renaissance Literature from Cambridge.

 

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