Julia is a highly experienced housing professional with many years’ experience at a senior level in the sector. Julia is currently Managing Director of York Housing Association and has been in post since 2011. Prior to this role she had worked in housing and regeneration for over 25 years, and has worked for Housing Associations, Regeneration Companies and Local Authorities in the North East. Julia is Vice-Chair of the Yorkshire & Humber National Housing Federation Chief Executive Group and a member of the Smaller Housing Associations Group. She is also the Housing Association representative on the Housing Board for York, North Yorkshire and East Riding LEP. She has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing for 25 years.