Julia Streets is a champion of tech and entrepreneurship, innovation, diversity and inclusion.
In 2007, she incorporated her business Streets Consulting, the business development, marketing and communications consultancy. Since then she and her team have advised a wide range of international firms in the field of fintech, capital markets and payments innovation, and offering specialist technology including blockchain, artificial intelligence, cyber and more.
Prior to founding Streets Consulting in 2008, Julia was global head of communications at NYSE Technologies, serving on the Executive Committee, and European head of marketing and sales development at Instinet.
In 2017 Julia launched a podcast series ‘DiverCity Podcast’. On each episode, she interviews industry luminaries to shine a light on positive progress, call out areas requiring further focus and offer insights and best practice to help listeners drive change. @DiverCitypod. The podcast has listeners in >50 countries and is ranked one of the world’s top D&I podcasts by feedspot. Julia is recognised as one of the world’s 20 global diversity champions in The Global Diversity List, and is recognised widely for her work in this field. Most recently, both she and the podcast were finalists in the 2021 Women in Finance awards and Julia was lauded one of WeAreTheCity’s 50 2021 Trailblazers.
She is an advisor, mentor and investor and is is called upon to chair many of the world’s leading conferences drawing not only on her industry experience, but also on her skills as a speaker, host and sell-out stand up comedian.