Skip to main content

Let's meet our people

Julie Baker

Julie Baker

Equality and Diversity Lead

Head of Enterprise and Climate Engagement at NatWest

As Head of Enterprise and Climate Engagement at NatWest, Julie leads on working with external strategic partners from both the Private and Public Sector who are valued supporters of entrepreneurs in the UK.  Julie’s primary focus is to help those that have traditionally faced the highest barriers to entry such as females, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority communities and Social Enterprises.

With a 30+ year career in the world of Banking Julie has gained significant knowledge from a variety of leadership roles across the Corporate, Commercial and Retail Bank.  Julie presently has responsibility for the Bank’s Enterprise Agenda including the multi award winning Women in Business program and leading on the Rose Review interventions on behalf of Alison Rose.

Julie is an ardent supporter of business expansion, job creation and economic growth and is seen as an external influencer  who sits on the board of the EM3 Local Enterprise Partnership, The Investment Committee of Innovate UK, the X-Forces Enterprise advisory board and is Chair of  the Access to Finance Group at the APPG for Women in Enterprise.  Julie is passionate about supporting the next generation of Entrepreneurs and Future leaders through mentoring opportunities and valuable connections.

Our teams

Board View

Staff View

Collaborate with us to connect with organisations, people and ideas