Julie is an academic, author and consultant. Her area of expertise is change in organizations, particularly the role and impact of people during transformations.  Before entering the academic world Julie worked as a management consultant for over 20 years in several profit and non-profit organizations, including PwC.   At PwC Julie was responsible for organizational change and management development in a number of companies include Barclays, Shell, BBC, Lloyds, Reuters.  Julie has also worked with Vertex where she set up and led a commercial consultancy team. Her first role was with the British Council where she was the Development Consultancy for East Asia.  
Julie has published in a number of international journals on change in organisations, leadership branding, and midlife women in business.  She is the author of several books including ‘Consultancy, Organizational Development and Change’, ‘ Managing and Leading People through Change’ (Kogan Page); Sustaining Change in Organizations (Sage) and ‘Public and Third Sector Leadership: experience speaks’ (Emerald).
Julie’s latest book ‘Employee Engagement for Organizational Change’ (Routledge) was published in September 2018.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Engaging people with change in organizations; people-centred change.