NED & Boards
Our Founder and Managing Director Julia Hayhoe has over 20 years experience as a Global Board Director with extensive leadership experience in strategic growth, organisational transformation and alignment for world-leading professional services firms.
Strategically insightful, adept at enabling growth and influencing change across diverse cultures and stakeholder groups in a pragmatic, supportive manner. Julia has substantial experience re-envisioning strategy to capitalise on new market dynamics and incorporating ESG into Strategy. Her strength is guiding highly complex, matrixed talent businesses through growth, transformation and periods of significant crisis and risk.
She works internationally and within the UK, having worked in the US for three years (New York and Washington DC) and Italy for a year. She is now based in the UK.
The World Economic Forum | Independent Advisor 2015 – Present
The International Organisation for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages business, political, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
The Managing Partners Forum | Advisory Board Member 2020 – Present
Bringing together professional service firm leaders to advance strategic leadership excellence and provide an independent voice to policy-makers.
Transforming Women’s Leadership In Law | Advisory Board Member 2017 – Present
Founding UK Advisory Board Member of TWLL, a Thomson Reuters Forum for Corporate Legal Departments, Law Firms and Regulators dedicated to driving change to advance women’s leadership in law and gender equality.
The Foundling Museum | Corporate Advisory Board Member 2020 – Present
The Foundling Museum, the UK’s first children’s charity and public art gallery. Tells the story of the Foundling Hospital, working to transform lives of disadvantaged children through the Arts and inspire a positive contribution to society.
She holds an MBA with Distinction (Manchester Business School); Certificates in Sustainable Business Leadership (Cambridge University Institute for Sustainable Leadership); Organisational Behaviour & Design (Columbia New York University), Law degree (Essex University) and is a Meyler Campbell Certified Business Coach since 2007.
Industry Forums & Thought Leadership
Julia contributes to key market forums, including The World Economic Forum and The Law Society and regularly speaks at conferences on the topics of strategy, leadership and sustainability.