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Biography PhotoJulia Simpson
Chief of Staff

Appointed January 2011

Julia is responsible for global communications, government relations and executive administration and business services. Previously Head of Corporate Communications at British Airways, since 2007.

Prior to British Airways, Julia was adviser to the UK Prime Minister on strategic communication issues. She held a number of key communication positions in government and the public sector, including: assistant chief executive at the London Borough of Camden; and head of communications at the Communication Workers Union. She started her career as a journalist. She is a graduate of Warwick University in Spanish and European Studies.
She is on the Boards of British Airways and Iberia.