Julia manages the Chapter Zero team and strategy to make sure we enable our community of non-executive directors to take the climate challenge into the boardroom and effectively engage in the topic with their businesses. Julia is providing maternity cover for Emily Auckland from September 2021 – August 2022.
Julia has a background in sustainability communications, most recently spending five years as Head of Communications at Bioregional, an environmental charity best known for initiating the zero-carbon community BedZED. Before joining Bioregional she was PR manager at Ashden, which helps to uncover and showcase climate solutions. She was PR and communications manager at the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) for eight years, working in collaboration with companies, trade unions and NGOs to raise ETI’s profile and help share best practice in ethical trade.
Julia has an MA in Middle East Politics and a BA in Social Political Science. In 2019 she completed the UK Green Building Council’s Change Accelerator leadership programme and she is currently training to be an accredited life coach with Animas Coaching.