Julia is an experienced Non Exec Director with a number of young technology and life science companies. She is also a Trustee for the Scottish Refugee Council and The Rock Trust.

Julia has a background in economic development having worked for Scottish Government’s development agency, Scottish Enterprise, to develop and implement strategies supporting the growth of key industrial sectors. These sectors included life and chemical sciences; aerospace; defence; marine and security. At the publicly funded ITI Scotland, she was responsible for commissioning and directing a wide range of life science research projects with academic and commercial groups.

Prior to this, Julia worked in industry managing non clinical and clinical R&D programmes for a range of biopharmaceutical companies. She co-founded a contract research services organisation that successfully expanded its operations into the US to support medical device and biopharma companies.

Julia has a particular interest in supporting the translation of research into practical use, especially where there can be cross discipline applications.

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