Julia completed her Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Chemistry at University of Waikato in New Zealand. She is a chartered chemist by RACI. Her experience involves both industrial and academic research. In industrial research, she was in charge of the R&D, QAQC and WHS of chemical manufacturing plants. She has formulated and developed numerous products on the market. In academic research, she did synthesis of potential anticancer drugs, gas hydrate oceanography, and trace elements in green sea turtle. Currently, she is back to academic research with QAEHS to learn organic toxin in the environment.