Julie is a communications industry all-rounder with more than two decades of experience. She specialises in working with research and knowledge-led organisations, helping them to communicate complex information. Throughout her career Julie has devised strategies, handled campaigns, managed crises and launched reports for businesses, academic institutions and charities addressing societal issues.
She’s led in-house communications and campaigns teams at Middlesex University and the Department for Work and Pensions and as a consultant on Government behaviour change campaigns; delivering global stakeholder relations for Shell and helping to deliver corporate citizenship activity for Aviva. Julie is a member of CharityComms and has advised charities and social enterprises including Fair for You CIC, Pilotlight and Young Epilepsy.
Her initial calling was as a broadcast journalist for BBC News producing rolling news coverage and regional TV news. She still has a glint in her eye when she spots a good news angle for clients and enjoys the cut and thrust of media relations work.
Julie is a slow but enthusiastic jogger, a lover of the great British countryside and a proud mum of three.