Guest Speaker Julia Spicer (Telford)


OAM Queensland Chief Entrepreneur

Julia Spicer OAM was appointed as Queensland’s fifth Chief Entrepreneur in late 2022. The
Queensland Chief Entrepreneur is the flag bearer for innovation and entrepreneurship in
Queensland and Julia approaches this role with a strong focus on bringing the wealth of knowledge
from the regions and creating connections throughout the Queensland Innovation Ecosystem to
unlock practical solutions and tangible outcomes.

Julia’s priorities in her term as Queensland Chief Entrepreneur are:
Resilience and Transition – Build a sustainable and resilient innovation ecosystem where
communities, people and planet are supported, protected and prosperous
Impact – Advocate for innovation and entrepreneurship in Queensland, showcasing success stories
to the world and driving positive economic and social impact for Queenslanders
Connection – Foster a connected and thriving Queensland innovation ecosystem ensuring inclusive
and equitable access for all

Along with her role as Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, Julia is the Founder of multiple regional
businesses based in Goondiwindi, Qld where she lives – Engage & Create Consulting, The
Goondiwindi Business Hub Julia continues to run her businesses and has a particular gift for
engaging woman and First Nations businesses in her work.


You can find Julia online in several places:
Twitter – @telford_julia
Instagram – @Engageandcreate
Linkedin – (99+) Julia (Telford) Spicer OAM | LinkedIn