Julian began his career as an engineer in the Royal Navy, subsequently obtaining a teaching qualification and moving into the independent education sector.
He has more than 20 years’ school leadership experience in the UK, South America and South East Asia. He was Head of Taunton School and, more recently, the CEO and Head of College at the United World College of South East Asia in Singapore, an international school with over 5,500 pupils.
Julian now works as an education consultant and has been involved in the inspection and accreditation of schools, as well as the recruitment and coaching of senior leaders. He is also a partner in Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort, Asia’s leading swimming and triathlon training centre.
He is married with three daughters and lives in South Devon. He can invariably be found on the water, in the water or under the water such is his enjoyment of sailing, kayaking, swimming and scuba-diving.