Julie started her career in the book industry over 30 years ago as a bookseller. A convert from bookseller to publisher, she began her career in publishing as a sales rep before taking on roles in almost every aspect of book publishing.
She is currently Group Managing Director for Hardie Grant Publishing Pty Ltd (HGP) which comprises Hardie Grant Books, Hardie Grant Travel, Hardie Grant Egmont, and London based Quadrille and Hardie Grant London.
With a strong background in sales and marketing, and with publishing interests ranging from biography to current affairs, food and wine, Julie is involved in all aspects of the day to day publishing at HGP in Australia and internationally.
Alongside her management responsibilities she has mentored numerous younger members of staff and assisted with their career progression.