Julie is a partner in Deloitte’s national office and is their national assurance director. She obtained her accounting designation in 1999 and has spent her professional career to date in both public practice and industry. Her responsibilities as part of Deloitte’s national office include leading a dedicated team of professionals in developing Deloitte’s methodology, guidance and tools related to various assurance matters, and consulting with engagement teams in dealing with complex auditing issues. Julie is a member of Deloitte’s Global Audit Technical Advisory Board, which sets audit methodology, policies and standards for Deloitte’s network of member firms. She is also a current member of the Canadian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, CPA Canada’s Advisory Group on Audit Guidance, the Audit Reporting Implications of the New Canadian Auditing Standards Task Force, and a former member of the Advisory Group on Implementation of Canadian Auditing Standards.