Qualified accountant Julie became a Non-Executive Director with the Trust in September 2019. She was born and educated in Bradford and still lives in the city. She is passionate about Bradford and a supporter of the local football club.

Julie has a Masters degree in Finance and Accountancy, and prior to joining the Trust was Deputy Chief Officer and Chief Finance Officer for the three Bradford District and Craven Clinical Commissioning Groups.

She brings a wealth of NHS experience, with a career that has spanned over 27 years working across a number of NHS organisations including both providers and commissioners and covering a variety of senior leadership roles.

Julie also worked in the private finance sector for 11 years before joining the NHS in 1992.

She is also a Board member at Incommunities.