For the past 15 years, Julia has been helping enterprises develop strong business strategies and optimize supply chains to maximize profitability. A seasoned business strategy consultant, Julia worked for top tier global management consultancy A.T. Kearney (top 5 worldwide), focusing mostly on the retail and consumer products sectors. She served Fortune 500 companies such as Walmart, Kraft Foods, Procter & Gamble, Hershey’s and Best Buy. Julia is known for using creative techniques to solve business problems, such as design thinking and agile methodologies (she is a certified Scrum Master) to speed up time-to-market. She put her strategy, operations and Scrum expertise at work as a corporate executive at Cirque du Soleil and Groupe Dynamite, two Canadian staples with international reach. Julia is now an independent consultant and works with companies such as SSENSE, Kellogg’s and McKesson Canada. Perfectly bilingual in French and English, she holds an HBA from the Ivey Business School and an MBA from INSEAD (top 3 worldwide).
Julia was featured in the 2017 book ‘It’s your turn’ as part of Canada’s top 150 influential women. In her spare time, she acts as a mentor to District 3 start-ups, leads iW50 Canada for INSEAD women alumnae, and trains for long-distance Ironman 70.3 triathlon races.