Julie Coates

Financial Services Industry Leader

Julie is the National Managing Partner of PwC Australia’s Priority Clients and Segments Practice and a member of PwC Australia’s executive board. She is also the financial Services Industry leader and a member of the global Financial Services extended leadership team. 

Julie has over 28 years’ experience in delivering advisory services to many of Australia’s largest ASX-listed companies, and is the lead relationship partner for one of the firm’s priority FS clients. 

Between 2010 and 2014 Julie led the UK's firm’s Financial Services Risk and Regulation Practice, and specialised in delivering risk and regulatory services and advice to clients in the banking and investment management industries.

Julie has contributed to numerous thought leadership pieces across FS and banking, and is regularly quoted in the media on a variety of topics including the major banks results analysis and impacts of regulatory changes to the industry. 

Julie has a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting) degree from the John Moores University in Liverpool, England and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and England. She is a non executive director for the Aurora Education fund, a member of the professional services taskforce at committee for Sydney and a member of Financial Executive Women. She is married with two children.