Judy Delaforce is the Chief Executive of BP&E Global Ltd where she heads the Board development services and specialises personally in Board evaluations and coaching and mentoring board members.
She has a background in the City having spent over 20 years at various City institutions, including Barclays where she ran a national consumer facing innovation project and was regional Hon. Sec. for the Institute of Bankers. At Fidelity Investments Judy was PEP Manager and a founder member of PEPMA. After a spell as a senior product development manager Judy headed media relations for Fidelity International spearheading a number of international initiatives.
At IMRO she headed the public affairs, media and events areas, designed the first regulatory website and started consumer roadshows, in addition to training over 200 staff on crisis handling. She also advised firms on Board related regulatory announcements.
At the FSA she then ran the communications area focusing on both internal and external communications and the integration of various disciplines from previous regulatory bodies, reporting to the Chairman, Executive and Board.
In 2000 Judy became a consultant to the industry and FSA.
She has worked with clients since 2001 on Board evaluations, ARROW visits, Board development and executive coaching. Judy is a regular contributor of Board related articles to the Institute of Chartered Accountants Finance and Management Magazine, Thomson Reuters, for both Accelus, Complinet for senior compliance professionals and Complinet HR, where her articles are frequently in the Top 20 most read. She also writes for the Institute for Turnaround.
Clients have included the following organisations:
The Financial Ombudsman Service, The Financial Services Authority, Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, The Board of The Pension Protection Fund, Brit Insurance plc, Jarvis Investment Management plc, Nationwide Building Society, Towergate Underwriters, Chaucer, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays Bank plc, Royal London Insurance, B&CE Group, and various Stockbrokers, Investment Management Companies, and Boards of FTSE 250 firms outside of financial services.
Judy is an Alumnus of Ashridge Business School, a Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute, a Member of the Leadership 21C diversity working party, and a Member of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council. Judy's background includes NLP Business Master Practitioner and Coach, and various business psychology disciplines.