Julie joined LGT from abrdn in 2023 with over 20 years of experience across law and finance. After graduating with a First in Law from University of Edinburgh and qualifying as a lawyer, Julie specialised in private client work including philanthropy and the creation of charities. Julie is a sounding board for our charity clients on various governance matters, in particular providing support on investment policy statements.
In 2018 Julie co-authored the Scottish Charity Regulator’s investment guidance. She was asked by the Scottish Government to Chair the Review of Governance of NHS Endowment Funds, and is a Visiting Professor in Governance and Innovation at Edinburgh Napier University. Julie is a non-practising member of the Law Society of Scotland.