Julie Welch, Group HR director, Bunzl


Bunzl is a FTSE 100 support services company with revenues worldwide of more than £8.5 billion

With more than 19,000 colleagues globally in 31 countries there are four geographic business areas: North America, continental Europe, UK and Ireland, and rest of the world (comprising Australasia and Latin America).

Prior to joining Bunzl in 2016 Welch worked for Wincanton for five-and-a-half years as group HR director. She also worked at Royal Mail as HR director for operations and modernisation, and has held senior HR roles at ABInBev and Sainsbury’s.

Welch attained a degree in English and social anthropology from Keele University in 1989, and an MA in human resource management from Middlesex University Business School in 1993. She is also a fellow of the CIPD. Her areas of particular interest in HR are talent and colleague engagement.