Julia is an Independent Director for Z Energy Limited, The Warehouse Group Limited, Television New Zealand, Jade Software Corporation and Southern Cross Medical Care Society.
She was previously Chief Information Officer of Air New Zealand, and has extensive experience in digital and information technology, business transformation and strategic planning across the airline, telecommunications and local government sectors, as well as not-for-profit in New Zealand.
Julia has overseen a number of world firsts in innovation, winning a number of local and global awards. She was awarded the NZ CIO of the Year award in 2009. Julia is a Chartered Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Julia is passionate about women in technology and is actively involved in or working with a number of groups and educators to encourage young New Zealand women to consider technology as a career path.