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Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council, United Kingdom
Julie joined UKGBC as CEO in 2015, and has since been credited with transforming its strategy into a more member-focused, holistic sustainability agenda with a strong focus on impact measurement. At the helm of a fantastic team, Julie and UKGBC have some important achievements to celebrate – including galvanizing industry support for a net zero carbon legislative target in 2019, and influencing government policy at both national and local levels on a range of impact areas including net zero carbon, biodiversity net gain, climate resilience, and waste and resources strategy amongst others.
Julie is a Commissioner on the London Sustainable Development Commission. She also Chairs the Igloo Footprint Advisory Board, and sits on both the Green Construction Board and Grimshaw’s Stewardship Group. Most recently she was appointed as a Trustee of the purpose-driven charity Blueprint for Better Business. In December 2019, she was named one of three best persons of the decade by Property Week.
Julie was previously UK Head of Sustainability and an International Director at JLL, having come into JLL as a result of an acquisition. At JLL, Julie oversaw further development of cutting-edge sustainability services to property investors and occupiers across the UK and EMEA.