Chief Operating Officer

University of Wollongong

Julie has a Science degree, majoring in Botany, from the University of Melbourne, Honours in Ecology from the Australian National University, and post-graduate qualifications from Griffith University, including a Master of Arts (Public Policy).

Julie worked for CSIRO and the Federal Department of Environment in a variety of roles before joining the University of Wollongong (UOW). At UOW Julie worked in research grant management for ten years before spending three years as Manager of an Australian Research Council funded Research Hub focused on the steel industry. Julie joined CABAH in March 2017.

Julie has team leadership, project management, and high level administration and organisational skills. She has a thorough understanding of the Higher Ed and Government sectors, and a track record of utilising her interpersonal and communication skills to build and lead highly productive teams. Julie strives to bring a positive and competitive spirit to her workplace in order to achieve outstanding outcomes.


An essential item in Julie’s toolkit

“My working life would be hugely challenging without my professional networks.  It’s not what you know but who you know!”