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Julia Porter, Non Executive Director and Advisor – Woodward Marketing

Julia is currently a Board Director and Chair of DMA UK, a Non-Executive Director at Origin Housing, Shareholder and Advisor at StylePoints Ltd.

Julia was previously Director of Consumer Revenues at The Guardian where she was responsible for CRM strategy and delivery as well as P&L responsibility for subscriptions, ecommerce, Guardian Soulmates, Guardian Books and Guardian Masterclasses.

Previously Julia was Acting Group Marketing and Research Director at ITV with global responsibility for B2B and B2C marketing and research having joined the company in 2006. Prior to joining ITV Julia was Client Services and Marketing Director at Getty Images, responsible for global marketing and client servicing for and Media Manager digital asset management businesses.

Before Julia was Business Enterprises Director at IPC Magazines, the UK’s largest consumer publisher. There she was responsible for creating the division that leveraged all non-publishing revenue streams including subscriptions, mail order and licensing as well as launching their first ever CRM database.

She has held several non-executive Board roles including Freeview and Thinkbox. She is a Fellow of Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing.

Julia lives in London and has two grown up children. Her interests include gardening and she grows her own vegetables. She holds an MBA from London Business School.