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Lady Barbara Judge

London, UK

Senior Advisor & Chair, Investment Advisory Committee

Athene Capital

Lady Barbara Judge


Lady Barbara Judge is an innovative and award-winning businesswoman, lawyer and philanthropist.

During her acclaimed international career, Lady Barbara Judge has held many senior positions in the public and private sectors. Her success includes becoming the first female Chairperson of the UK’s Institute of Directors and the youngest Commissioner of the United States Exchange Commission, where she negotiated the opening of the Tokyo Stock Exchange to foreign members.

A former Senior Advisor at Barclays, Lady Barbara Judge was the first female Executive Director at Samuel Montagu & Co as well as Deputy Chairman of Friends Provident plc. Her keen interest and vast knowledge in power and energy saw her successfully advise on several countries’ nuclear power industries, as NED of UK Atomic Energy Authority. In addition, Lady Barbara took on the role of Chairperson of the UK Pension Protection Fund and was appointed Business Ambassador of UK Trade and Investment.

Her many non-executive roles include serving as Chairperson of Cifas, Astana Financial Services Authority and SNOMED International. Additionally, Lady Barbara serves as Deputy Chairperson of the TEPCO Nuclear Reform Monitoring Committee and is a Senior Advisor to Athene Capital. She is also Director of Magna International, Director and Member of the Compensation Committee at LIXIL Group Corporation and Chairs several digital start-up companies including LoopUp. Philanthropically, she is a Trustee of The Royal Academy of Arts and Dementia UK as well as many other organisations.

Described as one of the best-connected women in Britain, Lady Barbara has honours including Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s birthday honours 2010, for services to the nuclear and financial services industries.

Lady Barbara Judge’s Background

Senior Advisor & Chair, Investment Advisory Committee
London, UK
The Athene Capital Group (Athene Capital) specialises in private equity, growth capital, venture capital, private debt and project finance. The group works closely with the company’s investors, who tend to be family offices, UHNWIs and institutional investors.
London, UK
Formerly News International, News UK is a British company that publishes newspapers, founded in 1981. The company publishes The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun.
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Other Business Interests

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Deputy Chairperson
Jul 2008 - Present
Perth, AU
Murchison United NL, is an ASX and AIM listed uranium exploration and development company with a primary focus in West Africa.
Jan 2016 - Dec 2017
Tel Aviv-Yafo, IL
Hibob Inc. provides cloud-based HR management software aimed at helping fast-growing companies.
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Current Non-Executive Positions

2010 - Present
Abu Dhabi, AE
Established in 2010 and comprised of experts from around the globe, the International Advisory Board is tasked with providing experts on the UAE's peaceful nuclear energy program.
Senior Independent Director
Feb 2017 - Present
Maynooth, IE
Founded in 2003, Glenveagh Properties is a leading Irish property company that is listed on the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Dublin.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Non-Executive Director
Nov 2012 - Present
London, UK
TM Property Service Limited are leaders in providing online solutions to customers at every stage of property transactions, managing risk and increasing efficiency.
Non-Executive Director
May 2006 - Jul 2014
London, UK
Founded in 2006, Planet Group Inc. is a leading diversified professional services organisation, providing high-value outsourced global workforce solutions and consulting services to top companies across a range of sectors.
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Philadelphia, PA, USA
The Lauder Institute was founded by brothers Leonard and Ronald Lauder in 1983. The institute provides integrated business education.
2018 - Present
London, UK
Penny Appeal is a charity aimed at providing poverty relief across the world. It uses small change from supporters to make big differences in crisis-hit areas, by offering water solution, supporting orphan care and providing emergency food and medical aid.
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Lady Barbara Judge’s Education

Juris Doctor, Tax Law/Taxation
1966 - 1969
Bachelor of Arts – BA, Medieval History
1962 - 1966