As Head of Governance Development, Judith manages the team of five Regional Governance Development Leads in their work with multi-academy trusts, local authorities, education partnerships, governor associations, dioceses, teaching school hubs and regional schools commissioners to support the development of governance practice through the wide range of NGA products and services. Judith was previously the Head of Inspiring Governance at NGA; the DfE funded project to recruit, train and develop governors and trustees.
Judith has governed in a variety of schools and academies and has been a chair and vice-chair. She has also worked for Warwickshire County Council as a consultant within the governor development service, where she has worked with maintained schools, academies and MAT’s to design & deliver bespoke interventions, mentored chairs and conducted external reviews of governance.
Judith has worked as an HR professional within the retail, logistics, finance and education sectors for fifteen years. She is an experienced and qualified trainer and has held a variety of national roles focusing on recruitment, talent management, business development, performance management, organisation design and learning & development.
She is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development.