Lady Barbara Judge
Lady Barbara Judge is a lawyer and businesswoman with a successful international career as senior executive, chairman and non-executive director in both the private and public sectors, and across various industries including energy, infrastructure, manufacturing, retailing and the financial services industry. Lady Judge is the first female Chairman of the Institute of Directors, Chairman Emeritus of the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), the Chairman of the United Kingdom's fraud prevention service Cifas. She is also the former Chairman of the Pension Protection Fund and the UK Business Ambassador on behalf of UK Trade & Investment. She is also a trustee of several cultural and charitable institutions, including the Royal Academy of Arts and Dementia UK.
About Institute of Directors:
The Institute of Directors (IoD) is a business organisation for company directors, senior business leaders and entrepreneurs. It is the UK’s longest running organisation for professional leaders, having been founded in 1903 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1906. The IoD, per its mission statement, stands for "free enterprise, entrepreneurialism, wealth creation and good corporate governance".