Julia Streets is a business woman, writer, comedian and speaker.
In 2008, she set up Streets Consulting, a business development, marketing and communication consultancy, specialising in the international field of financial services and technology.
Julia writes and performs comedy in the form of stand-up and song. She has performed at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, sold out at the Henley-on-Thames Fringe Festival, The Comedy Store, the Museum of Comedy and numerous festivals.
As keynote speaker and after dinner speaker and host at corporate events, Julia ‘s appeal is that her material resonates with corporate audiences. From years of experience of both attending and managing corporate events, Julia understands what makes a good event; the tone, timing, content and delivery. Julia is an experienced auctioneer and has been invited on a number of occasions to host auction events to raise funds for national and international charities.
Julia has been featured in The Financial Times, City AM, The Daily Telegraph, as well as regional press. Julia was featured on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme, and is a regular guest on BBC Radio Kent’s Drivetime show, discussing her favourite topic of business, comedy and the comedy of business.
Julia writes the monthly column ‘The Watercooler’ for FM magazine, the global magazine for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Her first book ‘The Lingua Franca of the Corporate Banker’, lampoons the excessive use of corporate jargon in the corporate world.
In 2017, Julia launched and hosts DiverCity Podcast, a series of podcasts looking at the Diversity and Inclusion within financial services.