Julie joined Bupa in 2011 initially as Director of Learning and Development, moving on to lead the whole HR agenda for Bupa's Care Home business including a period of significant divestment. For the past 2.5 years Julie has held the People Director post for the Bupa Dental Care business, consisting of 480 practices acquired by Bupa just over 4 years ago.
A marketing graduate with an IDM marketing diploma with Credit as well as a EMCC coaching post-grad diploma, Julie spent the first part of her career focused on excellence in customer experience in the Royal Mail Group of businesses in a series of marketing and business development roles spanning Royal Mail, the Post Office, Parcelforce and Royal Mail International.
Bringing together both customer and employee experience through marketing and human resources, Julie is commercially astute with high positive impact, her energy and enthusiasm drive ambitious outcomes in hard to reach areas through people leadership.
Julie has judged across the Employee Engagement, Customer Experience and International Customer Experience awards in various categories including Best Team and Best use of Mobile.