As Managing Director, Julia is responsible for the development and implementation of effective strategies to achieve Horizon’s vision of inclusion, sustainable communities and where people’s particular needs are met.
Julia was appointed as in 2010 as Managing Director of Horizon Housing Association.
Julia is a Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and has a MA (Hons). She is a member of the Scottish Government’s advisory and monitoring groups for Adapting for Change and Age, Home and Community, the older person’s housing strategy.
She has over 25 years senior management and Director level experience in the housing association, voluntary and private sectors, including running her own consultancy business.
As a consultant, trainer and advocate, Julia has worked with disabled people and their families and supported new and existing organisations in creating personalised support and housing models and expanding these options. Over the last fifteen years she has authored a range of related publications, reports and articles.