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Sir Paul Judge

Sir Paul Judge, WG’73

Schroder Income Growth Fund plc



Speaker > Biography

Sir Paul has wide international experience in the commercial, public, political and not-for-profit sectors.   He has been the Chairman of the Wharton Executive Board for Europe, Middle East and Africa for the last 10 years.

Based in London he is currently the Chairman of Schroder Income Growth Fund plc, a Director of ENRC plc, of the United Kingdom Accreditation Service, of Standard Bank Group Ltd of Johannesburg and of Tempur-Pedic International Inc of Kentucky, a Member of the Board of the Higher Education Funding Council for England and a Member of the Advisory Boards for Barclays Private Bank and for Abraaj Capital of Dubai. 

His honorary offices include being an Alderman of the City of London, the President of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and of the Association of MBAs, the Chairman of the Marketing Standards Board, of the British-North American Committee, of the Enterprise Education Trust, of Digital Links International, of the Museum of Brands and of St Dunstan’s College and Deputy Chairman of the American Management Association based in New York.  He is also a Member of the Advisory Boards for the UK-India Business Council, for HEC in Paris and for the Athens University of Economics and Business, a Member of the Council of the Crown Agents and a Senior Adviser at the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House.  He has honorary degrees from Cambridge, Westminster and City universities.

Following his education at Cambridge University and at the Wharton Business School, Sir Paul worked for Cadbury Schweppes and then led the $150 million buyout of their food interests to form Premier Brands which was successfully sold for $500 million in 1989.  He was subsequently a Director of WPP Group plc, Chairman of Food from Britain, Director General of the Conservative Party and a Ministerial Adviser at the UK Cabinet Office.  He has more recently been Chairman of the Royal Society of Arts (2003-6), President of the Chartered Management Institute (2004-5), Master of the Worshipful Company of Marketors (2005-6) and Chairman of Teachers TV (2005-8).  He was the key benefactor of the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge.