Judy Delaforce

Judy Delaforce, Chief Executive of BP&E Global, heads our Board development services and specialises in Board evaluations as well as coaching and mentoring Board members.

With over 20 years at various City institutions, including Barclays and Fidelity Investments , Judy has been praised by our clients for her “insightfulness, common-sense and empirical approach”, with many praising her ability to bring “a different perspective to Board evaluations than previously experienced with other external providers”.

During her time at Barclays, Judy ran a national consumer facing innovation project and was regional Hon. Sec. for the Institute of Bankers. At Fidelity Investments she 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 several international initiatives.

At IMRO, Judy 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 ran Communications focusing on both internal and external communications and the integration of various disciplines from previous regulatory bodies, reporting to the Chair, Executive and Board. In 2000 Judy became a consultant to the industry and FSA.

Judy is an Alumnus of Ashridge Business School, a Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute, a former 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. She is also 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 Judy has worked with include, The Financial Services Authority, Allianz, Family Building Society, Phoenix, Chaucer, Barclays Bank plc and more. For a full list please visit our clients page.

Judy combined rigour and thoroughness with informality, valuably getting members of the Board and the Executive to relax both in meetings which she observed and in one-to-one interviews. She also established a positive relationship with the Chairman and Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, who oversee our Service and took an interest in the review; this was particularly helpful in concentrating their minds on key issues of concern to them.
Sir Nicholas Montagu, KCB, Chairman of the Board, Financial Ombudsman Service
You can also read further references forJudy’s work by visiting our testimonials page.

You can also email info@bpandeglobal.com or call us on +44 (0) 20 7764 0721  

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