Julian qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte and Co where he worked for 5 years from 1971. He has had a number of roles in industry notably between 1981 and 1997 when he was a co-founder and Finance Director of Redsend Ltd, a printing company from which he exited via a trade sale. In 1999 Julian was the Financial Controller of IB Net plc where he assisted the management team to gain an AIM listing.
In his capacity as Investment Manager with the Advantage Creative Fund, Julian has reviewed plans of over 20 different companies and progressed and overseen investments in 12 different creative businesses, providing 1:1 business support and mentoring to these businesses over a period of 11 years. Julian also oversees internal financial and accounting processes for Advantage Creative CIC and the Advantage Creative Fund.