Julian is an investor and technology innovator across both private and public sectors. He's founded and exited several startups, and led many government shared services projects.
From April 2011 - June 2012 Julian established the information services at the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA), as acting Chief Information Officer. During March 2013 - April 2015 he led the Canterbury Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Programme at LINZ, a $5m investment in a set of eight ICT projects to support the $40 billion Christchurch rebuild.
Julian is an active angel investor, director, and startup mentor, and is a partner in NZ Capital Strategies, a venture investment management firm based in Christchurch, New Zealand.