Julie Bertolini in a meeting

Julie Bertolini

Finance Director, Deputy Chief Executive and University Secretary

Julie has overarching responsibility for the Finance and Resource Services Division, the corporate business operations supporting the University.  

The Division comprises:       

  • Corporate Business Change Initiatives            
  • Estate Management            
  • Finance            
  • Legal and Governance Services               
  • Research and Innovation Services            
  • Strategic Business Initiatives  

Julie sits on the Strategic Management Team of the University and attends Academic Board and the Board of Governors.   

Julie chairs the following groups:            

  • Estates Committee            
  • Health and Safety Committee            
  • Liverpool Students Union Operations Panel            
  • Equality and Diversity Steering Group  

Julie‚Äôs external activities include:            

  • Member of the Liverpool Science Park Board
  • Member of the Sensor City Liverpool Board          

Short biography  

A graduate of the University of East Anglia, Julie is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Chartered Tax Advisor. She took her MBA from SDSU in California, and holds a Graduate Diploma in Law.  

Early in her career she lived and worked in California before returning to the UK where she has worked in both the commercial and public sectors. She has held positions at Rolls Royce, Federal Express and Laura Ashley. More recent roles prior to joining LJMU have included 8 years managing the finances of BBC English Regions and 2 Non-Executive Director roles within the NHS.  

Julie joined LJMU in September 2011 and is the Deputy Chief Executive with responsibility for the Finance and Resources Division of the University.


Julie Bertolini can be contacted through her office, which is managed by Sue Rosin on 0151 231 3276 or at s.a.rosin@ljmu.ac.uk