Julia Fazackerley Joins GMA as the Director of Operations
Published: Wednesday, 3 October 2018
I am delighted to welcome Julia to GMA and look forward to utilising her extensive skills and experience to further enhance what we provide to problem gamblers
Julia has over 20 years’ experience of working within the health, justice and social care sector. Julia began her career as a paralegal in criminal defence work. Since then she has worked predominantly within the charity sector delivering, developing and managing services and interventions that support substance misuse addiction and recovery. This includes extensive and senior level experience of leading prison-based and community services, young people’s services, and family services, for those affected by addiction. As well as operational experience, Julia has also held strategic roles within business development, contract management, corporate governance, project management, partnership development and workforce development.
In 2017 Julia set up her own freelance business, providing consultancy support to various charities and NHS Trusts on a range of contracts including service reviews, service implementation, policy development and bid writing. She has worked across several geographies, North to South, most recently working in London for five years. She is passionate about improving the lives of individuals and their families impacted by addiction, as well as prevention and reducing harm, through the development of staff and services that are high quality, service user and outcomes focused. Julia holds a MSc in Health and Social Care Management, PGDip in Substance MisuseAddiction and Policy, LLB in Law and Criminology, and Project Management qualifications.
With a keen interest in gambling addiction and treatment, she is pleased to be joining Gordon Moody Association at an exciting time and utilise her experience and knowledge within this field.
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