Julian took up post as the first joint Chief Financial Officer for NHS England and NHS Improvement in April 2019.
He held his previous role as Director General Nuclear, leading the Defence Nuclear Organisation at the Ministry of Defence, from May 2017.
Prior to his role at MoD, Julian was Director General of Public Spending and Finance at HM Treasury. In this role Julian led the work on the 2013 spending round.
Julian has held a number of other roles in the public sector, including as finance director at HM Treasury and the UK Border Agency, and in the private sector at HSBC.
He is a qualified chartered accountant and member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).