Jim Bligh is corporate affairs director at Tata Consultancy Services, where he is responsible for public affairs and policy in the UK and Ireland, and analyst relations across Europe. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the management board of the Industry and Parliament Trust and a member of the CBI London Council. Jim joined TCS in 2015 from the CBI, where he was head of policy for employment, skills, pensions, trade and public services reform. He has previously served as head of corporate affairs at ManpowerGroup, the global recruitment business. Jim has degrees from Cambridge and Durham, where he was president of the union.