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Jude Owens is a seasoned HR professional with a hands on, pragmatic and personal approach. She has over 20 years’ experience gained in both domestic SME and international blue chip FMCG organisations. She loves a challenge and prides herself on working collaboratively, supporting leaders and employees to achieve their goals and ambitions. She believes anything is possible, if you have the drive, creativity, and desire to make it happen.
During her career Jude’s experience has been gained in a diverse range of industry sectors (Manufacturing, Finance, Professional Services, Engineering Design, Private Equity and Education). She has held senior roles in several companies including Johnson & Johnson; Covance Inc; Ove Arup & Partners and the University of Law, supporting her businesses operationally and strategically with all aspects of their people agenda.
With specialist experience in talent acquisition and change management Jude believes in developing unrealised potential and abilities, creating transformational change and commercial growth from the inside out.
Jude is a chartered member of the CIPD and holds a Combined Honours degree in Psychology and English Literature, from Liverpool University, an MBA from Bradford University and Post-Graduate Certificate in Executive and Business Coaching from Leeds Beckett University (EMCC accredited). Additionally, Jude is a licenced practitioner for SHL and Saville Wave products.
Outside work Jude loves spending time with her family, walking, gardening, reading, cooking, and socialising (not necessarily in that order).