New Finance Director appointed
02 June 2011
Julie Bertolini has been appointed as the new Finance Director. Julie is currently the Finance Director of Camera Dynamics, part of the Vitec Group, one of the world's leading equipment and services suppliers to the creative visual industries.
Julie, who specialises in taxation and is a CIMA Fellow, is about to complete her Law diploma this summer having graduated with a degree in Accountancy from the University of East Anglia and an MBA from the San Diego State University. Prior to the role at Vitec, Julie has been in a number of senior financial posts in organisations as diverse as the BBC, Laura Ashley and FEDEX.
Julie comments: “I am really looking forward to joining the team at LJMU, there are exciting times ahead in higher education and LJMU is in a good position to take advantage of the opportunities that lie ahead.
Professor Michael Brown comments: "It's vitally important to have a strong Finance Director in a time of challenge and uncertainty and I am delighted that we have been able to attract and appoint such a high calibre candidate with such broad experience as Julie. She will continue to provide the calm leadership and creative thought process that have come to characterise the role. From what we learned of Julie throughout the appointment process, I am convinced that she will fit in with the spirit and ethos of LJMU and particularly the Finance Team.”
Julie will take up her role from Monday 5th September.