Julia started her business career as a graduate trainee with the John Lewis Partnership, and took her first HR role following a number of retail management positions. After leading the HR function through a period of recession and change, she moved onto one of the leading HR consultancies. Here she headed up the HR function as well as consulting across a number of sectors including education.

Julia was appointed HR Director of Serco UK & Europe in April 2012. In this post, Julia is accountable for the formation and delivery of the People Strategy for Serco UK & Europe.

Julia’s interests include playing golf and cooking and she is a fellow of the RSA.