Julia has over thirty years experience in public relations supporting many organisations.


In 1992 she established WPR Agency (originally known as Willoughby Public Relations), the multi-award-winning Birmingham PR and social media agency.


This year (2022), Best Companies, the leader in workplace engagement has named WPR the eighth-best small company to work for nationally, the second-best media and marketing agency in the country and the tenth-best company of any size across all industries in the West Midlands.


Julia mentors business entrepreneurs and is a volunteer garden guide at Hidcote, a National Trust property and garden.



Appointed 2018