Julie is Executive Chair at Clear Returns, Non-Exec Chair at the Institute of Directors, Edinburgh and Managing Director of BroadReachLtd. She is an Assistant to the Masters Court at the Merchant company where she chairs the Charities Committee and is nominated to the Governing Council at the School.
Julie is an active member of the Education and Liason committee as well as the committee for The Initiative prize. She has held a number of non-executive director roles in education, most recently at Scottish Parent Teacher Council where she represented the Scottish Council for Independent Schools promoting partnerships in Scottish Education and on the Edinburgh Advisory committee for Founders4schools creating links between educators and business.
Julie has two young teenage boys who are educated at Merchiston Castle school where she sits on the junior and senior schools' Parent Forums. She is an active parent participant in the contribution to the development of policy and procedures on the use of technology and personal devices as educational tools.