Founder and CEO, Streets Consulting
Julia Streets, founder & CEO of Streets Consulting and host of DiverCity Podcast Julia Streets is a champion of fintech entrepreneurship, innovation and diversity. In 2007, Julia founded Streets Consulting, the business development, marketing and communications consultancy.
She and her team advise a wide range of international firms from early stage startups to some of the world’s largest financial institutions. Prior to founding Streets Consulting in 2008, Julia was global head of communications at NYSE Technologies where she served on the Executive Committee, European head of marketing and sales development at Instinet Europe and was head of eCommerce for a City PR agency during the dotcom boom. In 2017 Julia launched the podcast ‘DiverCity Podcast’ talking diversity and inclusion in financial services. On each episode, industry luminaries shine a light on positive progress, call out areas requiring further focus and offer insights and best practice to help listeners drive change. (www.divercitypodcast.com // @DiverCitypod). The podcast has listeners in 50+ countries and has been named one of the world’s most influential diversity podcasts.
Brummell Magazine, known as the ‘City’s little black book’, has recognised Julia a number of times – as one of their 30 Inspirational Women Influencers, one of 30 Inspirational Women Entrepreneurs and one of 30 Inspirational Women on Boards. In 2020 Julia was listed as one of the top 100 women in fintech globally by 100 Women in Finance.
Julia is called upon to host and MC many public and private industry events around the world interviewing and chairing discussions with many of the world’s leading executives and public figures. She is also called up as a speaker, auctioneer and gala host drawing on her experience as a stand-up comedian. Julia has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for many years, tread iconic comedy boards including the world famous London Comedy Store and her one woman show ‘Streets in the City’ sold out. Julia is the author of ‘The Lingua Franca of the Corporate Banker’ lampooning corporate jargon and has been a columnist and contributor to many industry publications.
Julia is proud to serve as a trustee of the charity ‘Street Child’, and is a Fellow of the British American Project, the transatlantic leadership fellowship.