Julie Jessup

    Associate Partner, EMEA

    Professional Expertise

    Julie Jessup works with clients to find pragmatic solutions to their organizational and individual development needs. As a consultant, facilitator, and coach, Julie partners with her clients to systemically understand their issues and build lasting change. She relies on her in-depth knowledge of organizations and leadership gained through thirty years of experience as an international human resources leader and external advisor. This helps her to quickly grasp essential issues, spot patterns and connections, and ask targeted questions. She has an open yet straightforward style that helps clients stay focused on their goals.


    Julie has significant experience in combining leadership development with broader organizational initiatives to implement change. She creates and implements leadership development approaches that are tightly integrated with the client’s business, ensuring immediate applicability and quick wins.

    Julie’s recent assignments include working with a global division of a major bank. After working with the Executive Committee to build on extensive feedback and align around a common leadership culture, she co-designed and delivered a leadership development program for the global MD population.

    She has advised organizations moving from a product strategy to a solutions and services strategy, integrated acquisitions, built closer ties between the French and US companies of the same organization, and repeatedly coached senior leaders who are going through their own change process while also leading change throughout their organizations.

    American and French, Julie has lived in four countries and is now based in Paris.

    • MBA – INSEAD
    • B.A. – Management Science, University of California at San Diego (Magna Cum Laude)
    • Coaching Training and Accreditation – Ashridge Business School (received with Distinction)
    • Certification in Hogan Suite of Psychometrics, MBTI Step II, Leadership Development Framework, and WAVE
    • British Psychological Society Level 2 Accreditation