Julie joined NEP in October 2014 to support the development and delivery of key projects within all teams and provide support to the senior management team. As part of this role, Julie has recently taken on the monitoring of two local funding programmes:

  • INV-ENT is a local initiative which provides grants to Small and Medium Sizes Enterprises (SMEs) to help support these businesses and to stimulate business development, innovation and growth, and the creation of new jobs); and .
  • LOCATE is an initiative offering grant funding of up to £20,000 to existing businesses wishing to either relocate or expand their business by moving to Northamptonshire.

Prior to joining NEP, Julie has worked in various sectors and businesses such as DfE, HEFCE and Spotless Punch, enjoying roles such as Personal Assistant and Office Manager.