Julie Smith Associate Director - People & Change Consulting Belfast +44 28 9587 1079


Julie joined Grant Thornton in May 2018 as Associate Director within the firm’s all-Ireland People & Change Consulting Practice. Prior to joining the team, Julie worked as a Learning and Development Manager for a global law firm and was previously a consultant with a Big Four firm, working on a variety of people and change related projects.

Julie has considerable experience in creating and implementing learning and development solutions across a wide range of public and private sector clients, in the UK and globally.

Although specialising in learning and development, Julie has also held a number of senior HR roles within the financial services industry; acting as a Senior HR Project Manager supporting key strategic projects and in an operational role as a Divisional HR Manager.  

Sector experience

In addition to working with a law firm and within the financial services industry, Julie has experience working with a number of UK government and civil service departments and FMCG sector clients. 

  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)