Julia has led a number of large scale transformation projects across Centrica as well as complex M&A acquisitions, such as £2.2bn purchase of the British Energy, 51% purchase of SPE, a Belgium energy provider, and the Integration of a series of transactions in North America. She has also held a number of Strategy positions including Centrica’s North American Residential Business. Most recently, Julia created the first energy corporate impact fund investing £10m over 10 years, in energy entrepreneurs that are creating social change within the UK. Following the success of this fund Julia became Centrica Group Sustainability Director, assessing and developing ways to bring Centrica’s purpose to life. Julia has joined the Blueprint for Better Business team on secondment from Centrica as Practitioner in Residence.