Julie King, HS2

Company | HS2
Job Position | Director of Community & Stakeholder Engagement


Julie King joined HS2 Ltd as Director of Community & Stakeholder Engagement in December 2016. Prior to this Julie worked for Leonardo (formerly Finmeccanica, Italian defence company), as VP, UK Communications and Government Affairs. She was responsible for the company’s strategic engagement and communications across the UK and the relationship between the two countries.

During 2006 through to 2013 Julie worked on London’s Olympic and Paralympic Games. She was the Head of External Relations for the Olympic Delivery Authority during the consultation and build programme before moving into UK Government to develop and lead their stakeholder engagement plans during the Games.

Julie had previously led communications and engagement projects for BAA (T5 and Heathrow Airport) and Transport for London. Julie has a Master’s Degree in Urban Regeneration and was the Winner of the Art, Media and Culture Woman of the Future Award in 2009.

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