After University in Durham and Exeter, Julian began his career in 1991, teaching History in a north London Girls’ Independent School. He worked at Wellington College from January 1997, performing a variety of roles which included Head of Department, AS/A2 Public Exams’ Officer, and Assistant Housemaster. Latterly, he ran the school’s training programmes for the teaching staff, including the specific training of new teachers and the statutory induction of Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs), as well as coaching sport and leading numerous school trips (for pupils, parents and staff) around the world. He also served for six years as a governor in an independent Preparatory School in Surrey. From 2014-2017, he was the Second Master and Head of the Senior School of Wellington College International Tianjin, prior to his appointment as Master of the College.