Julia has over 30 years’ experience as a senior HR professional across a diverse range of sectors, having built her early career in Boots, TDG and Marconi, before entering Financial Services with both Barclays and RBS during a period of significant corporate restructuring activity. She subsequently held strategic and transformational roles as Group HR Director at Wates in the construction sector and at LV= where she played a major role in promoting both the Talent, Diversity and CSR agenda winning several prestigious awards including BITC Company of the Year. She is the MD of Beyond People, a change consultancy, a NED of a housing association and a digital learning Trust and is a Henley qualified executive coach with a focus on leadership team effectiveness.

Julia is the Chair of the Staffing and Remuneration Committee.

  • My son began his journey at St Michael's last Friday in the Nursery class and, one week on, I have to write to say how impressed I am and how thrilled we are with our decision to send him to such an amazing school. The approach to settling them in has been perfect!  

    Nursery parent
  • St Michael’s is a wonderful school. Fantastic teachers, a nurturing environment. It has suited our three children who are all very different in their academic and pastoral needs. Thank you.

    Year 6 Parent
  • St Michael's is a place where I can let my imagination run wild.

    Year 6 pupil
  • We were struck by the warmth and kindness of everyone we met; pupils as well as staff. We believe in giving our son the right start and instilling in him the joy of learning and satisfaction from achievement. We can see this happening at St Michael’s

    Prospective Parent
  • My daughter has had such a wonderful school life at St.Michael’s. We really couldn’t have asked for a better school for her in terms of academic life, extra-curricular activities and friendship groups. We still can’t believe how quickly the time has flown by and that she will soon be leaving!  

    Year 6 parent