Co-founder + Director
Julia brings rich experience in strategy, business, leadership, coaching and communications, in Australia and abroad.
She co-founded Visibility Co in the belief that inside every person and organisation is a deeper purpose, a bigger vision and the ability to reframe the future. She approaches clients as a trusted adviser, always encouraging them to play big and plan well.
Julia previously worked at Dattner Grant, a specialist leadership consultancy in Melbourne. Julia led the Global Women's Project, a Dattner Grant subsidiary, and facilitated and coached hundreds of leaders across sectors including financial services, banking, resources, government and non-profit.
She is a founding team member of the global leadership initiative Homeward Bound, where she co-created the strategy and co-founded the visibility and communications program with Sarah Anderson. In just two years Homeward Bound recruited women leaders from 38 countries and forged partnerships with key thought leaders including primatologist Jane Goodall. Julia was on the program's first voyage to Antarctica, in December 2016, facilitating and coaching on purpose, strategy and visible leadership.
Julia spent 12 years as a journalist, including five as London correspondent for Fairfax, and had senior roles at The Times of London, Reuters and Business Review Weekly.
Julia's top four values are justice, compassion, courage and making a difference.
Co-founder + Director
Sarah is an award-winning strategist and global engagement expert with deep experience across corporate, non-profit and government sectors in Australia and internationally.
Sarah thrives on being at the forefront of change. She is driven by partnering with leaders, change agents and purpose-led organisations to facilitate strategic thinking that leads to collaborative leadership, personal and business growth, visibility and connection.
Sarah is also a communications, marketing and social + digital media strategist, having spent more than 15 years in strategic and coaching capacities with a diversity of leaders and multinational companies including ANZ Bank in Australia and CBRE in London.
At ANZ, Sarah’s social / digital transformation program ignited the bank to be the social and digital leader it is today. She co-created the Notable Women program, supporting female executives into visibility and leadership.
Sarah is a founding leadership team member for the global leadership initiative Homeward Bound, where she co-created the visibility and communications program with Julia May. She is lead communications strategist, supporting the project to reach more than 500 million people globally in just two years. She was part of the world's largest ever female expedition to Antarctica in March 2018, teaching 78 global science women about visible leadership, strategy and engagement.
Sarah's top four values are authenticity, courage, fairness and creativity.