Julie has many years’ experience of working with businesses and social enterprises in a professional and personal capacity, to help them achieve growth and sustainability, and effect positive change. This includes practical help, strategic planning, fund-raising and bidding for public and private sector funding, to ensure programme longevity and continuity.
Delivery of a £2.4m programme of support for LCR businesses and third sector/VCF enterprises to win public sector contracts
Board Member of the Government’s NW Regional Improvement and Efficiency Programme (RIEP) for sustainable public sector procurement and commissioning
Chair of the NW RIEP workstream on business and third sector supply opportunities for 46 Councils
Corporate fund-raising for Macmillan, Local Solutions, homeless charities and the Girls’ Public Day School Trust
In being asked to become a Board Member, Julie said “I think the work that Break Free CIC has done in envisioning, developing and delivering their programme of support and empowerment is inspiring. I look forward to being part of their journey going forward, as a contributor and champion of the great work they do.”