Julie Bird has a broad background in the Australian horticultural industry, spanning various roles over the past 20 years. Julie has a Bachelor of Teaching degree, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is currently undertaking a Master of Business Administration (Executive).
Julie manages 1DAY Pty Ltd, a management consultancy servicing the agribusiness sector and Say It With Flowers a retail floristry business. She is a Director of Almond Investors Limited.
Julie has wide experience working in all aspects of primary production, including a role with Quality Fruit Marketing, marketing stone fruit to domestic and international markets. Previously Julie was CEO of the Almond Board of Australia, director of the Australian Nut Industry Council, Independent Chair of the South Australian Apiary Industry Advisory Group Executive for Pollination Australia and was Independent Chair of the Apple and Pear Industry Advisory Committee.