Julie was born in the Isle of Man and educated at Castle Rushen High School. After leaving school she completed a course at the Isle of Man College of Further Education in Office and Secretarial Administration.
Julie started her career at De Beers Diamonds, based in the South of the Island as a Personal Assistant before joining Ramsey Crookall & Co Ltd in February 1994 as an Office Clerk. In 1997 Julie advanced to Manager of the Secretarial Department and assisted Ramsey Crookall’s then CEO, Mr Neal Crookall, in his daily administration work. In 2004, became ACU Isle of Man Centre Clubman Trials Sidecar Passenger after taking up riding sidecar trials in 2001. For the last ten years Julie has been P.A. to David Harding, Managing Director of Ramsey Crookall & Co Ltd .