Forum Experts 2018
Sir Paul Judge
Sir Paul is based in London and is the Alderman for the Ward of Tower in the City of London. He is President of the Association of MBAs, Foundation Master of the Guild of Entrepreneurs and Chairman of St Dunstan’s College, the Museum of Brands and the British-Serbian Chamber of Commerce. He is also a Member of the Council of the Crown Agents.
He has honorary degrees from RANEPA, Plekhanov, Sinerghia, Belgrade, Cambridge, City and Westminster universities. He was the key benefactor of the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge and is on the Advisory Board of Zhejiang University.
Following his education at Cambridge University and at the Wharton Business School, Sir Paul worked thirteen years for Cadbury Schweppes plc, mainly in the UK, US and Kenya, and then led the buyout of their food interests to form Premier Brands which was successfully sold in 1989.
He was subsequently Chairman of Food from Britain, Director General of the Conservative Party and a Ministerial Adviser at the Cabinet Office. He has more recently been Chairman of the Royal Society of Arts (2003-6), of Teachers TV (2005-8) and of Schroder Income Growth Fund plc (2005-13), President of the Chartered Management Institute (2004-5) and of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (2008-14), Deputy Chairman of the American Management Association (2001-12) and a Director of Standard Bank Group Ltd of Johannesburg (2003-12), of ENRC plc (2007-13), of Tempur Sealy Inc (2004-16) and of Abraaj Capital of Dubai (2009-15).