Chris Blackburn

Chris Blackburn

Senior Bid Manager

Qualifications & Professional Memberships

BA (Hons) in Politics and Modern History
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) Foundation qualified

About Chris

Joined AM Bid Services in September 2017 bringing ten years’ experience in bid writing and management of all stages of the bid life-cycle.

Has extensive experience in Professional Services tenders, having held senior management roles in Legal and Recruitment bids, delivering innovative proposals and tender responses.

Possesses a strategic bid knowledge, commercial acumen and advanced level bid writing skills.

Chris has a drive to deliver quality bids and understands how to match an organisation’s services to the buyer’s specifications and values.


10 years+ experience of leading bid teams to over £200m of contract wins (in public, private and third sector markets).

Tripled bid win rates and implemented a new bid culture at a previous firm.

Speaking at national conferences and bidding events.

Delivering bespoke bid training.


Bid and proposal writing and editing
Management of the end-to-end bid process
Bid strategy
Bid design and quality print production
Writing award submissions

Contact Chris

For further information on how we can help grow your business through winning bids and proposals:

Staffing Training
Bid Strategy Development
Outsourced Retained Service
Staffing Training
Bid Strategy Development
Outsourced Retained Service