Operating Partner, Executive Coaching, Leadership Assessment, Organizational Effectiveness
Mike is co-founder of the strategic HR consultancy Westcott & Judge, providing strategic HR Advisory services to multinational private and PE invested companies. He is a Non-Executive Director of CNIgaurd, a high-technology firm delivering infrastructure protection and asset management solutions to a variety of sectors. He is also a member of Adjuvo, a syndicate for experienced investors with a focus on early stage companies across most sectors.
Previously, Mike was CHRO for National Grid, a FTSE20 energy company. After 12 years, Mike stepped down in July 2019. He also had accountability for the Commercial property division, a sizeable P&L focused creating value from the significant surplus land portfolio in the UK and US.
Prior to National Grid, he spent 14 years with Diageo PLC in several senior HR roles, including SVP for North America based in Connecticut, and SVP of International Markets, covering LATAM, Asia, Middle East and Central Europe.
His early career was spent with Guinness, ICI, and BOC.
Mike is Chair of SportAid, a charity which helps young athletes overcome obstacles they face in their bid to become Britain’s next generation Olympians and Paralympians.