Julia joined the Nuffield Trust as a Trustee in June 2015. Julia has chaired Macmillan Cancer Support since July 2010, having been a trustee since 2001. She is a solicitor, having studied law and politics at Durham University, and was, until 2009, a partner with law firm Olswang LLP. She is Chairman of the Royal Free Charity, trustee of the Olswang Foundation and special adviser to the Prison Reform Trust and has been a member of the Board of the Institute of Employment Studies and of several other charities. She is also a part time employment judge
Julia lives in London and is married with three children.