Julie Baddeley has served on the boards of major organisations in the public and private sectors for more than 20 years. She was Chairman of global recruitment company Harvey Nash plc until its successful sale in October 2018, and is non-executive director of Ebiquity plc an international marketing analytics business, and Senior Independent Director of Marshall of Cambridge. She has recently become a By-fellow at Cambridge University where she is Director of the Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Change Engagement.
Before embarking on a portfolio career she was executive director at Woolwich plc. She has been on the boards of Greggs plc, The BOC Group, Yorkshire Building Society, lottery operator Camelot and the Department of Health.
Julie is currently leading a series of initiatives with investors, scientists and advisors to help chairs and non-executive directors recognise the challenge of climate change to their businesses, and their business’ impacts on global warming. Her background was in change management consulting with Accenture, and she believes that delivering a zero carbon economy as the biggest change challenge for business in her lifetime.