Judith has worked for over 25 years at senior and strategic levels in commercial organisations in the field of leadership, production and HR.
As a facilitator and coach, she specialises in behaviours associated with successful Performance and Change Management in the field of Leadership and Management Development. Combined with an interpersonal sensitivity, her particular strength is dealing honestly and openly with difficult issues; challenging and supporting others to take responsibility for the part they play in what they want to achieve by developing their ability to influence and engage others and deal with conflict effectively.
Judith has been part of The Oakridge Centre's STRIDE programme delivery team since its conception – Oakridge’s 6 month leadership programme for female middle management development. She focuses on personal reflection and forward planning as Day 1 of the programme, supporting delegates to focus on their personal journey and what they wish to achieve. Judith also works with all women who attend on a 1:1 basis to give much greater insight to their emotional intelligence.
"Whether you believe you can or believe you can’t, you are probably right."
Judith's favourite quote
Prior to joining Oakridge in 2003, Judith held senior and strategic leadership roles at ITV and The Fifth Business based in the UK, Australia and the US, giving her a broad understanding of different commercial and cultural environments.
Judith is accredited in MBTI Steps 1 & 2, EQ-I Emotional Intelligence and an NLP Practitioner.
Judith's book recommendation
What keeps Judith out of mischief?
Open - Supportive - Fun
"I found the course really useful and I will be applying the practical elements of the course within my practice. Judith was a great tutor- really helpful, approachable and professional."