Director CAMFED Australia
Julie McKay is a Partner and the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at PwC, with responsibility for leading the firm’s internal D&I transformation as well as supporting clients to adopt inclusive practices that realise the benefits of diversity. Prior to commencing with PwC, Julie spent nine years as the Executive Director of UN Women Australia, working across Government, the private sector and the community to identify the barriers to gender equality and challenging the laws, policies and attitudes that perpetuate inequality. Julie has represented UN Women Australia and the Australian Government at numerous United Nations Conferences and UN Missions and has a detailed understanding of global policy responses and best practice regarding equality and inclusion, with a particular focus on the prevention of violence against women and girls. Julie has extensive experience working with both the Australian Public Service and QLD Public Service. Julie has served as the Gender Advisor to the Chief of the Australian Defence Force (CDF) for the last four years. Julie is the Chair of Brisbane Girls Grammar School and former Chair of the Women’s College at Sydney University.