An experienced Company Director, business owner and corporate strategy mentor.

A former Tasmanian Government Minister.

A PhD in Life Sciences from the University of Tasmania.

Julian developed a business that is the interface between Government and commerce, especially in the area of resource management.

Tasman Management Services P/L. is a management consultancy, specialising in the identification of core and strategic objectives, negotiation skills, improving communicating techniques and conflict resolution.

Board Positions:

Chairman Forest Industries Association of Tasmania (FIAT) (until Dec 2010)

Director UTas Innovation Ltd (ceased operations 2008)

Director Hydro Tasmania (until 2006)

Chairman NSW Department of Industry and Investment - a sea fisheries MAC (until 2010)

Chairman EMerchants Holdings P/L (until 2006)

Chairman Sun Aqua P/L (ceased operations 2006)

Parliamentary Experience:

1976-1986 and 1992-1996:

Member of the Tasmanian Parliament.

Minister for the Environment and Water - Min. for Primary Industry, Energy and Forests

Shadow Minister for Small Business, Voc. Education and Training, Mines and Health.

Chairman, Select Committee into Victimless Crime.


Prior to 1992:

Principal - "the Right Address" - providing a range of office-based services.

Executive Officer, SALTAS

Yachting experience
sailed the East coast of Australia
sailed in the Sydney-Hobart Race 1987

Attended Dante Alighieri school in Florence, Italy