Julie joined the Strategic Partnership Team of Octopus Investments in April 2021 with a focus on delivering growth through a small number of key intermediary relationships. With over 25 years in Financial Services, her career spans senior distribution roles across protection and wealth management. Julie joined from British Friendly where she was Distribution and Marketing Director and has worked in major financial services providers, including Vitality, Legal & General, Aegon and Standard Life.
Julie sat on the Board of the Women In Finance Charter, an initiative established by HM Treasury to improve gender diversity and secure equal opportunities within the financial services sector. In her spare time, Julie volunteers for Rochdale Dog Rescue and she lives in Lancashire with her partner, son and their three dogs.