Julie was appointed as NHS Greater Manchester Shared Services Managing Director in July 2015 as part of hosting arrangements with NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). She carries out this role in addition to the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) role for NHS Oldham CCG to which she was appointed in 2012.
Julie originally joined the NHS in 2005 as Deputy Director of Finance for NHS Ellesmere Port and Neston Primary Care Trust (PCT). She moved to NHS Oldham PCT in 2007 as Deputy Director of Finance before being appointed as Turnaround Director and later Locality Director of Finance.
Prior to this Julie became a trainee accountant on leaving school and worked in finance roles for companies including Colman's of Norwich (Reckitt and Colman), Yorkshire Water (Kelda Group) and Aventis CropScience Ltd (Bauer Group) whilst gaining her professional qualification. During her career Julie has worked in the fields of Management Accounting and Reporting, Financial Accounting and Shared Services Business Transfers.
Julie is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.