Julie completed her undergraduate studies at Cambridge University and her MBA at INSEAD in France and Singapore. Julie spent 7 years working as a veterinary surgeon in the USA and UK before career changing and entering the corporate world, joining Bain & Company as a strategy consultant in London. Julie worked around the world for Bain before joining the Pets at Home Vet Group where she was Commercial Director and helped lead the rapid expansion of that group for 5 years.
Julie joined Portman in 2019. As CCO she has responsibility for strategy, marketing, talent development and driving long term sustainable organic growth across Portman and has recently taken on the role of Chief Operating Officer.