Julia is the founder, principal and head business planner at Professional Business Plans. She has been running this business planning and strategy practice since 2013, leading projects involving business analysis and planning, market research and analysis, business strategy development, business case and feasibility studies, business valuations, financial modelling, and preparation of equity or debt finance raising documents. Before establishing and running her own professional practice, Julia spent over 17 years working as a senior finance professional with a number of leading multinational corporations, consortium, financial institutions and private companies, including Accenture, Tyco International, Sakhalin Energy Investment Company, the World Bank and Toga Group. Her extensive corporate experience brought a valuable exposure to best practice in industries such as international management consulting, investment and financial services, mineral exploration, industrial manufacturing and environmental projects, and property development and construction, and a privilege of direct collaboration with business executives, board members, shareholders and financiers. Julia is a qualified accountant, she has a broad business background and a strong foundation in strategy, business, accounting and finance. Julia holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Accounting, a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and is a member of CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountants).