CDER Group is pleased to announce that Julie Spence OBE, CStJ, QPM has been appointed as Chair of our Independent Advisory Group.
Julie brings a wealth of experience gained from a diverse and distinguished career to the role. Previously Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire Constabulary, Julie has also been President of the British Association for Women in Policing, Chair of Police Mutual, former Chair of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (Mental & Community Health) and remains a Patron of Cambridge Search and Rescue.
Recognised for being a gender champion and for her leadership for the Queen Mother’s funeral, Julie is also the current Chair of Wellbeing of Women (Cambridge branch), President of Cambridgeshire Community Foundation, Patron and former Trustee of Ormiston Families charity, and an Ambassador of Cambridge 2030, an organisation that aims to deliver a more equal and inclusive city.
Julie’s experience of working with dispersed workforces in challenging operational circumstances along with her contributions to citizen and gender issues will help CDER continue to deliver its Fairness in Operation strategy and develop the support it provides to the most vulnerable.
We are very pleased to welcome her onboard as the Chair of our Independent Advisory Group.