Julie is a commercial franchising expert with over 30 years experience in the sector. She began her franchising career of management and advisory with the Prontaprint Group. From there she moved to Phone-in UK where she was Franchise Director and remained there until she established The Franchise Company in 1991 – a commercial franchise consultancy.
Julie has been working with Spring Impact since its foundation and has worked on many successful social franchising projects for clients in a broad range of sectors such as Age UK, PSI, Big Lottery and FoodCycle. Apart from having a track record of advising many successful commercial and social clients on franchising, Julie has worked on a major research study into the UK franchise industry for the UK government and has set up and delivered the national franchise seminar programme for the Armed Forces Resettlement Centre in Catterick. She is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Julie works with Spring Impact on a project basis.