Ms Julie Barbaro

Executive Director, Strategy, Skills and Intergovernmental Relations

Before joining Defence SA in 2015, Julie worked in the defence industry for more than a decade, holding director and general management roles in a defence-oriented engineering consultancy and managing defence industry business units in the recruitment and training sectors.

Julie has worked as a ministerial adviser in South Australia, supporting the Defence Industries and Veterans' Affairs portfolios, and was formerly a board member of the Defence Teaming Centre Inc.

She holds qualifications in management and is a graduate of the Mt Eliza Leadership Development Program and the transformational leadership program at the University of Adelaide.