Jude Lancaster: (MA HRM, FCIPD) is an experienced and effective HR strategist and equality and diversity adviser.
Her work in these fields spans three decades during which time she has supported a wide range of both large and small public, private and community and voluntary sector organisations. She held the post of HR Strategist at Kirklees Council for 10 years and led their employment-related diversity strategy. Over the past five years, she has worked closely with the LSC/SFA and Yorkshire Forward to support BME-led voluntary organisations to deliver learning and skills in the most deprived communities of West Yorkshire. Her specialisms include research and evaluations, strategy and policy development and coaching in people management, change management, organisational development, conflict management, team building and leadership development. She is a lay member of the Employment Tribunal.