Julia is Director of Engagement at the Encephalitis Society. Julia’s first role in Fundraising was back in 1998 as a hospice Community Fundraiser. Since then, she’s worked for SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity in Regional and Head of Fundraising roles and was appointed Director of Fundraising at Yorkshire Cancer Research in 2014. Julia is passionate about improving the way communications and fundraising work together and her current role as Director of Engagement, spans both disciplines.
Julia was voted one of the UK’s 25 most influential fundraisers in 2018 and over the last two years, has focussed the Encephalitis Society’s efforts on fundraising innovation and multi disciplinary campaigns as well as pioneering the use of digital technology to engage beneficiaries.