Judith works for the United Road Transport Union. She was previously the Union Development Manager for unionlearn, the learning arm of the Trades Union Congress where she took the lead role for supporting unions in developing their learning and skills capacity. This included overall management of the Union Learning Fund and the learndirect union learning centres, as well as supporting union learning representatives.

Before working for unionlearn, Judith worked nationally for TUC Learning Services as a TUC tutor in the North West, delivering courses for union representatives and health and safety representatives. Her wider background in FE includes teaching English and German primarily. Judith was awarded the MBE in 2005 for her Trade Union work