Leadership for Social Change




Excellence – Ambition – Achievement

Meet Me

My approach

  • A strategic thinker with a passion for bringing out the potential of people and organisations to deliver change for social good.
  • A strong advocate of values in leadership and focus on culture as well as structure.
  • Supportive and enabling – building individual and organisational capacity to enable you to achieve your goals.
  • A holistic approach – can see the big picture and prioritise and plan.

My experience

  • Chief executive of eight organisations
  • Substantial change leadership and management
  • Extensive governance experience including two NHS Boards, as a charity Chair and trustee, and in local government
  • A blend of voluntary and public sector, executive and Board experience
  • Practical hands-on experience and academic rigour
Chatered Manager


  • Three degrees, including an MBA (Master in Business Administration) – with Distinction
  • Chartered Manager – Fellow (CMgr FCMI).

What people say...

It has been a real pleasure working with you. Thanks for your wisdom and commitment, and all the support you provided.

Catherine Marshall and Tracey Howe

Judith was calm, considered, thorough and highly effective. She led her team superbly.

Keith Felton
Vision Foundation

Judith is insightful, client-focused, and supports clients to make real positive change.

Marcus Ward
Peach Consultancy

I will always be grateful for her insight, patience and acumen

Craig Dearden-Phillips, MBE
Commenting on his time as Director of the charity Speaking Up
Craig Dearden-Phillips, MBE, Adviser, Coach, Facilitator