Julie is a Qualified Accountant with over 20 years of experience as a Finance Director both in the public and private sector. Julie worked for Scottish & Newcastle (now Heineken) for many years and in a variety of financial roles which culminated in the creation of a spinoff company which she moved to firstly as Finance Director and then Commercial Director. She then embarked on a new role within an entrepreneur led health company in London which involved the financial commissioning and subsequent running of a hospital in Bath and later Reading. Julie returned to the north to her current role as the Finance Director of Salford University which she has held for the last 7 years.
Julie is Chair of the Audit Committee as part of her Non-Executive Director role at Mid Yorks NHS Trust. Prior to joining the MAT as a Trustee, she was a Governor of Riverside Primary school for 2 years. Julie has a keen interest in appropriate governance and risk management
Julie is married and has a son at Saxton Primary School.