Julia is the Talent Management Director for both the UK Group and the EMEA region, overseeing HR & Talent Management across all 10 companies in the UK and the wider EMEA region – 35 countries, 7500 people.
Julia’s role focuses on finding, growing and keeping the very best talent in order to make our clients a success. She is passionate about making sure our people are the very best they can be and bring their best selves to work, helping us to live our curious, courageous and generous values both internally and for our clients.
Julia began her career in HR over 20 years ago at Virgin Atlantic and has since led both generalist and specialist L&D, reward and recruitment teams both locally in the UK and internationally across branding & design, leisure, retail, tech, dotcom and the media sectors, includng businesses such as MTV, Betfair and Uniqlo.
Julia is a trained Exec Coach, is on the judging panel for the Marketing Academy’s Fellowship Programme, alumni of the HR in the Boardroom Programme and a member of the WPPStella steering committee (WPP’s Women’s Networking Forum).