Julie is an accomplished B2C and B2B media, events, marketplace and subscription business Executive with over 30 years’ experience working in content and tech platform organisations, leading large multi-discipline teams, creating market-leading brands and building regional and global digital businesses.
Julie has a history of exceeding revenue and profit targets, successfully integrating acquisitions and driving significant shareholder value.
Julie is currently CEO of Comparison Technologies, a multi-channel customer acquisition platform business. Prior to that, she was CEO of Upper Street Events, a consumer exhibitions company, which she led the sale of in early 2019, and before that was Group MD of Immediate Media, the UK’s leading special interest media company.
Prior to Immediate Media, Julie was Global CEO of WGSN Group (an operating division of Ascential plc), the world’s leading consumer, lifestyle and product design trend forecasting company, where she grew the business to over 6,000 customer companies in 87 countries.
Julie has been a Non-Executive Director on the board of Which? Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Consumers' Association, since 2015 and is also a member of the Remuneration Committee.
Having worked with teams across the world, leading strategic and cultural transformation, Julie is passionate about working with high performing businesses, with ambitious growth strategies, where diversity, equality and inclusion sit at the heart of the people agenda.