Throughout her career in Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland, Julie has gained considerable experience in a variety of industry sectors and international markets. The sector that she is most closely associated with is the food sector. She sits on the Harvest 2020 High Level Implementation Group chaired by Minister Simon Coveney and led the Enterprise Ireland team who have been working to attract food investments in Ireland, including the Global Technology and Innovation Centre from Kerry Group and major investments from Glanbia, Danone and Dairygold. Most recently, she was Executive Director for Global Business Development in Enterprise Ireland.
In addition to working with a portfolio of companies across a wide range of sectors, Julie has taken a specific interest in Enterprise Ireland’s Strategy for Female Entrepreneurship.
Julie is from Co. Down. She graduated from Ulster University and has a Masters Degree in International Business from Fordham & IMI and is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Programme.