Inspiring Keynote Speaker
Julie Kortens is regularly invited to take to the stage at industry conferences and events, and to participate in panel discussions. Audiences love her unique approach of speaking from the heart and telling stories with self-deprecating humour and honesty.
With gravitas and humility, Julie tells laugh-out-loud stories from her life and career in facilities management and HR. She also talks about how to be a good leader and get teams to create and communicate better. Julie brings her stories to life, taking her audience on a journey with her. She aims to inform, keep the attention of everyone in the room, and make people laugh and smile.
Provocative and entertaining
– Thomas Palfreyman, MD, Urban Planters
Julie is one of the best known figures in facilities management. As well as winning numerous industry awards, Julie led Channel 4’s corporate services division for years, having initially established the broadcaster’s first ever facilities management and indirect procurement departments. She is also past Chairman of the BIFM (now IWFM).
Under her Konnected People company, Julie now throws her heart into helping people in the services industries be the best they can be, with professional mentoring, coaching and facilitation for teams, executive boards and individuals. She is also a leading mentor with the Mentoring Business.