Sir Paul Judge is President of the Association of MBAs and has been involved in the Association’s growth and development since the 1970s. As President he has chaired the International Accreditation Advisory Board and the International Advisory Council.
He gained his MBA from the Wharton Business School and was the key benefactor of the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. He is now involved primarily in education and financial services. His educational interests include being President of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Chairman of the Enterprise Education Trust and of St Dunstan's College and Deputy Chairman of the American Management Association based in New York. Other honorary positions include being an Alderman of the City of London and Chairman of the British-North America Committee and of the North American Advisory Council at Chatham House.
He is the Chairman of Schroder Income Growth Fund plc and a director of ENRC plc, of the United Kingdom Accreditation Service, of Standard Bank Group Ltd of Johannesburg, of Abraaj Capital of Dubai and of Tempur-Pedic Inc of Kentucky.
Sir Paul spent 13 years with Cadbury Schweppes and in 1985 led the £97 million buyout of their food companies to form Premier Brands, which was successfully sold in 1989. He has subsequently been Chairman of Food from Britain, Director General of the Conservative Party and a Ministerial Adviser at the UK Cabinet Office. More recently he was President of the Chartered Management Institute, Chairman of the Royal Society of Arts and of Teachers TV, Master of the Worshipful Company of Marketors and a member of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).