Julie grew up in Brighton on the South coast of England before studying Biochemistry at Kings College, London followed by a postgraduate course in Information Science. After a brief flirtation with KPMG, she has spent her career working in the Life Science Industry.
Julie joined SmithKlineBeecham as a medical information scientist in the 1990’s and subsequently moved to AstraZeneca Medical Affairs in 2000. At AZ she very quickly moved into promotional affairs and healthcare compliance. She has, and remains, committed to ensuring that the Life Science Industry acts ethically and compliantly in the best interests of patients. Julie has extensive ABPI Code of Practice experience and has provided consultancy advice to numerous companies in the UK. She has been a PMCPA Code syndicate trainer for a number of years.
Julie is married with 2 active sporty sons. When she is not on the football and rugby touchline, she enjoys practising yoga and running slowly.