Julie Driscoll is the Chief Executive Officer at Olympia London which is now part of ASM Global. Julie has 25 years of B2C and B2B experience where she has led multi-functional teams within Hyve, Ascential, i2i, Emap, WVIP and Highbury House Communications plc. Uniting key stakeholders behind ambitious strategies informed by customer intelligence and delivering to customer need is how she inspires and empowers organisations. Julie was the second female chair of the AEO and a previous board member of the Events Industry Alliance (EIA), Driscoll has led events such as Spring and Autumn Fair, Pure London, Breakbulk and Cwieme.
She is chair of the Olympia charitable Trust and a board member of the Association of Event Venues. When she completed an MBA from Imperial College Business School she was awarded the prestigious scholarship for ‘most inspiring business leader’ with a specialisation in digital business transformation.