Judi James

Body language and social behaviour expert

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Judi James is one of the UK's leading body language and behaviour experts. She has written six novels, including ‘The Wedding Suit' and ‘Supermodel', two teenage trilogies and sixteen non-fiction book titles including: ‘More Time, Less Stress', ‘BodyTalk', ‘BodyTalk at Work' and her latest books: ‘The Body Language Bible' and ‘The You Code – What Everything You Do Says About You'.

Judi writes regularly for newspapers and magazines. She is Heat Magazine's body language analyst and writes as an agony aunt expert for More Magazine. She has a weekly celebrity body language column in You Magazine (Mail on Sunday). She also writes regularly for magazines like Glamour, Sugar, Closer, Bella etc.

Judi James has extensive experience in the modelling/fashion world, having started life as a catwalk model and then running The Judi James School of Modelling in Chelsea where she trained and helped launch Naomi Campbell among others.

Judi has presented her own body language series for Ch 5: Naked Celebrity and has been regular body language/behaviour expert on Big Brother's Little Brother and Big Brother on the Couch since episode two, working with Dermot O'Leary and Davina. She had a nightly slot on Sky News analysing politicians during the election and pops up regularly on Sky News and BBC news 24.

Judi James worked on Strictly Come Dancing from series one, analysing contestants and appearing regularly on It Takes Two, had a regular spots on The X-tra Factor, Fame Academy, Strictly Disco and Chris Evans's show Boys & Girls. She also appears as the body language expert on The Paul O'Grady Show.

Speech Topics

Judi James is a highly sought-after speaker at conferences and corporate events. She began her career as a motivational speaker in schools and colleges, training school leavers motivational skills and how to get the best results at job interviews.

For the past twenty+ years Judi has also been running corporate training courses and workshops on all of the following subjects:

• Customer Care
• Personal Image Skills
• Stress & Lifestyle
• Motivation Skills
• Body Language
• Communication Skills
• Presentation Skills
• Managing Through Change
• Mingling & Networking Skills

Clients include The Guicci Group (incl Yves St Laurent), Stella McCartney, Deloitte & Touche, PwC, Powergen, Unilever, CIPD, Lloyd’s Pharmacy, and the NHS.


Judi James, body language expert and star of the day, begins her lecture. Judi is amusing and vivacious but her message is serious, this is about powerful personal marketing.

London Portrait Magazine.

The amusing style of Judi James opened the afternoon session. Her light-hearted approach was one that everyone related to. She answered questions of how we should present ourselves in a positive and confident way and how signals can be positive or negative.

Esprit Magazine.

Working as a senior associate consultant Judi James has successfully delivered a wide range of training programmes to all sectors. Judi is also extremely dynamic and entertaining as a keynote speaker at our conference events, sharing the stage with speakers like Kriss Akabussi and Jack Black.

The Industrial Society.

Your presentation hit just the right mark & got the conference off to a flying start. It was everything we hoped for and more! Getting so many people up & onto their feet, taking part and laughing so much was an excellent way to get the message across. You also handled the Q&A brilliantly.

Amicus Group.

Your name has been mentioned in despatches more than any other speaker I can recall. The delegates both enjoyed your session and found it useful.

Moores Rowland Chartered Accountants.

Judi James, looking surprisingly perky despite having spent the last decade studying celebrity body language leads a posse of pundits…smart & hugely entertaining the programme happily lacks the repellently sneery tone of the standard celebrity clip show... Naked Celebrity teems with treats... viewers may also like to study how Judi James's own body language, together with the different way she is filmed, establishes her supremacy over the show's more subordinate commentators.

The Sunday Times.

We had excellent feedback about the whole day but particularly about you. The feedback reports were all scored from 1 – 5 and many of yours had 5+ so I think you've made another conquest.


Thanks for a fantastic training day. Not only did it leave the team buzzing on that night but this continued for the rest of the week

Lloyds Pharmacy.

Books and DVDs

Clients often ask about purchasing books for giveaways and delegate packs. Below you’ll find a selection of products by Judi James. Click the images to view on Amazon's website. For bulk orders, please speak with your Booking Agent.

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