Julia Newbould

Marketing Content and Stella Network Lead | BT Financial Group

Julia Newbould is co-founder and head of The Stella Network, an inclusive female network founded by BT Financial Group in October 2013 to increase the number of females working as financial advisers.

The Stella Network is recognised as the pre-eminent network for gender change and diversity in the financial planning industry. There are now over 2600 members.

Julia is well-known throughout the Australian financial services industry thanks to her 20-year plus career as a senior editor and journalist writing for the leading consumer and trade publications in this sector. She has worked at leading publishing houses including Fairfax and Reed Elsevier and in 2005 was headhunted by Morningstar to manage four trade titles and to launch its Australian retail website.

Julia has been part of the BT Financial Group as a Marketing Communications Specialist since 2010. Since 2014 she has led the Stella Network. Her role in Stella harnesses her twin passions for working towards better workplace diversity as well as her belief that good financial planning can make a huge difference to many Australians lives.

Julia has been a passionate supporter of the Sydney University Business Alumni Council and is Treasurer of Women in Theatre and Screen (WITS) promoting gender diversity in the performing arts.