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Julie Cooper

Non Executive Director & Interim Group CEO - Nova GroupAustralia
Professional Bio
Julie joined Nova as a Non-Executive Director in July 2017 and became the Interim Group CEO in July 2020. 
During her career as a Management Consultant for the global consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, she supported clients in Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.  
As a Consultant she worked across multiple sectors including Health, Retail, and Oil and Gas. Prior to becoming a Management Consultant Julie held operational roles in the Brewing, Banking, and Defence sectors. She held senior management positions in BAE Systems in both Australia and the UK, including working on the merger between BAE and GEC Marconi and as a Director of Royal Ordnance Defence. 
Julie is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) and contributes actively as a member of the ‘Tomorrow’s Director’ Committee. She is also a Non-Executive Director of Credit Union SA; and is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee for the Adelaide Crows Foundation.  
Julie is also a Board Advisor to the Sarah Group, one of South Australia’s most successful construction companies