Julie is a recognized authority in consumer credit. Having served as an expert witness on credit scores in provincial court, she is often interviewed in the media and regularly speaks to industry groups, members of government, clients and consumers to shed light on the credit lifecycle. In her role as Director of Consumer Advocacy for Equifax Canada, Julie brings fresh insight to the entire business, while recognizing the important role credit plays in both society and the economy. She is currently focused on implementing a consumer-centric strategy to help Canadians live their financial best. Julie genuinely enjoys busting credit myths and helping people navigate the complicated credit ecosystem. Prior to her work at Equifax, Julie was focused on other areas of financial services with 15+ years' experience leading complex IT, sales and product management initiatives for clients across the banking, insurance and wealth management industries.