Julia started her energy career at Petro-Canada (now Suncor) in the downstream graduate program. In 2010, to finish her MBA studies, she moved to Paris, France, where she joined Schlumberger Business Consulting and worked on projects across upstream operations, strategy and project management in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. In 2014, Julia joined bp. At bp, she’s had the opportunity to work across many parts of the business, including a business advisor/chief of staff role in the headquarters, and multiple commercial and strategy roles in bp’s trading & shipping business. She has been working with the crude trading business since 2020, and has held the role of COO crude trading & origination since 2021, which includes oversight of commercial/trading management, global business development (“origination”), upstream marketing and strategy for the business.
Julia holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill (including a year at London School of Economics), and a MBA from Schulich School of Business, York University (with an exchange at HEC Paris).