Julia has over 35 years’ experience in the Digital and Technology industry and has spent the last 15 years concentrating on the effective use of technology in education. Prior to this, Julia lived and worked in South Africa, where she ran her own business delivering IT solutions.
On her return to the UK in 2001, Julia joined Sun Microsystems (and later Oracle) as a senior Project Manager and then as Program Director for Schools. Her experience stretches from programming, software support, large project delivery and consultancy.
Julia is passionate about education and sits on various Department for Education (DfE) and industry advisory boards, promoting the use of technology to improve education and skills. Her role at the Career Colleges Trust includes leading the annual digital project with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and supporting our digital Career Colleges.