- Member, Board of Directors
Julia started her career in Hong Kong managing portfolios in Asian equity markets and leading several award-winning funds in the region for over a decade at Cameron Global Investments, Credit Lyonnais Asset Management, and Indosuez Asset Management. Subsequently, she served as senior investment strategist and chief investment officer at Wells Fargo Family Wealth Group (now Abbot Downing) and provided sales support and education for private bank teams serving high-net-worth individuals, foundations and endowments at Bank of America’s Alternative Investments Group. Starting in 2008, Julia began working with foundations, families and individuals to develop and implement custom impact investing strategies across sectors and geographies to build better environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) standards in businesses at all stages.
In addition to Thornburg’s Board of Directors, Julia serves on the board and audit committee of Cavco Industries (Nasdaq: CVCO) and the board of Tern, a Taiwan-based folding electric bike company. She is also a member of the investment committee of the Santa Fe Community Foundation and serves on the board of the Amalgamated Bank Foundation.
Since 2018, Julia has taught investment management, impact investing and social entrepreneurship at University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. She serves as faculty for the Haas Impact Fund, the Haas Sustainable Investment Fund, and Impact Startup Launchpad and is part of the founding leadership team for the Sustainable and Impact Finance initiative.