Julie joined Royal Worcester in 1987 as a trainee tableware and ornamental gilder. Once established in the gilding department she also trained as an ornamental and figurine paintress.
In 2003 Julie became the first lady gilder to be promoted to senior prestige gilder in the 252 year history of Royal Worcester. She was trained by master gilder, Paul Wilson.
Julie joined the team at Bronte in 2009 where she is the senior gilder. She is married with two daughters and lives in Malvern. Julie enjoys walking in the Malvern Hills with her Pug, Prince. Julie also likes “tinkering” in her garden, cooking and entertaining.