Judge Profile

Julia Spicer OAM

Julia Spicer OAM was appointed as Queensland’s fifth Chief Entrepreneur in late 2022. The Queensland Chief Entrepreneur is the flag bearer for innovation and entrepreneurship in Queensland and Julia approaches this role with a strong focus on bringing the wealth of knowledge from the regions and creating connections throughout the Queensland Innovation Ecosystem to unlock practical solutions and tangible outcomes.

Julia’s priorities in her term as Queensland Chief Entrepreneur are:

  • Resilience and Transition – Build a sustainable and resilient innovation ecosystem where communities, people and planet are supported, protected and prosperous
  • Impact – Advocate for innovation and entrepreneurship in Queensland, showcasing success stories to the world and driving positive economic and social impact for Queenslanders
  • Connection – Foster a connected and thriving Queensland innovation ecosystem ensuring inclusive and equitable access for all

Along with her role as Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, Julia is the Founder of multiple regional businesses based in Goondiwindi, Qld where she lives – Engage & Create Consulting, The Goondiwindi Business Hub Julia continues to run her businesses and has a particular gift for engaging woman and First Nations businesses in her work.

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