After graduating in law from the University of Adelaide, Judith worked as a lawyer in Adelaide, Sydney and London for a number of years.
Subsequently, the Legal and Commercial Manager role for the Adelaide Formula 1® Grand Prix over 4 years. She became the catalyst in Formula 1® for a further 23 years including as an in-house lawyer for Formula One® Promotions and Administration in London for 6 years, principally on media and broadcast rights and F1® host city contracts in the 1990’s.
In 1994, the Government of Victoria appointed Judith as the CEO of the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. In that role, Judith had the responsibility for the design and delivery of the Albert Park temporary Formula 1® circuit, including a major capital works and infrastructure program along with responsibility for the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix Event management.
Judith was awarded Australian Business Woman of the Year in the Government sector for her work in delivering a successful inaugural Melbourne Grand Prix in 1996 and the winner of the prestigious FOCA Trophy.
In 1998, Judith was invited to move back to Europe to take up a senior executive position back on the international side of Formula 1®. Judith further developed deep knowledge and experience in the areas of F1® Race Promotion and Circuit Rights, Commercial Rights, Host City contracts, Partners and Sponsor contracts, Track Advertising and Signage, Paddock Club Hospitality Operations, Licensing and Merchandising, ASN responsibilities, Support Races and On and Off-track entertainment. That experience included working on the F1® side of the table with Race Promoters in China, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Japan, the US, the UK, Italy, Germany, Hungary, Canada, Monaco, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi and Belgium.
In 2013, Judith co-founded Sports Rights Management (SRM) in London and later, Sports Rights Tech in Australia specialising in the optimisation of intellectual property rights in sport and entertainment as well as sports governance work for FIFA and the FFA in the world of football.
Judith divides her time between Europe and Australia.