Steople Appoints General Manager to Canberra

Steople is delighted to announce the appointment of James Judge to the position of General Manager, Australian Capital Territory.

James has over 20 years of experience in senior roles across the public, private and the not-for-profit sectors. He started his career working in human resources in the Federal Public Service and after studying law, moved to the Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney. He has also worked for some iconic, private sector organisations and has extensive experience in negotiation, dispute resolution and coaching.

James has a keen interest in the future of work and leadership in the age of disruption and was formerly Associate Publisher of on-line publication, The Mandarin. He is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Canberra

“James’ appointment signals Steople’s long-term commitment to the ACT market ” said Managing Director, Hayden Fricke.

“Government agencies can experience particular challenges in creating positive, enabling cultures, where high productivity and employee wellbeing can genuinely co-exist. Over the last decade, Steople has developed a unique suite of proven methods that positively address this critically important organisational issue”, said Hayden.

“We have assisted some great clients in Canberra over the last two years, through our blend of evidence based, easy to understand and pragmatic services. With our recent inclusion on some Federal Government Panels and James’ appointment, we’re keen to help many more.”

James will start as Steople General Manager, ACT, on 20 January 2020. Together with Molly Henman, our existing Associate Director in Canberra, he will lead the next phase of Steople’s growth in the ACT.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Steople Team and have been impressed with both the breadth of services they offer and the tangible benefits Steople solutions deliver. I look forward to taking a leading role in bringing these benefits to a broad range of government and non-government clients in the ACT”, said James.