Julie is an enthusiastic and dynamic individual who embraces change and relishes new challenges; a dedicated champion for continuous improvement to drive performance and delivery to better meet the needs of the customer. She is an accomplished project/programme manager, both leading and delivering through others in the effective coordination and prioritisation of resources to facilitate both strategic and operational planning to achieve timely delivery against targets and deadlines.
Julie is a confident external speaker, facilitator and perceptive communicator who cultivates excellent interpersonal relationships and actively encourages collaboration and commitment through the identification and development of supportive and effective solutions to mutual advantage.
An analytically minded problem solver and mediator who takes an objective overview, combined with diplomacy and an empathetic approach and a genuine desire to help. Julie has 25 years’ experience working across the Pharma industry, from R&D to Operations, Commercial & Corporate IT. She graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a BSC in Applied Biological Sciences, followed by an MPhil in Applied Chemistry from Sheffield Hallam.
Julie pursued a career in science for the first 13 years before expanding her skill set to include Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a Master Assessor in the EFQM Excellence Model; utilising these capabilities to help teams, projects and departments to improve Customer experience, realise efficiencies and savings, to deploy effective change as well as developing a Culture for Continuous Improvement.