Julia is a subject matter expert on the Oil & Gas Industry in Russia, with a focus on the Russian North. Her experience is in Risks Analysis and Stakeholder Management. She has applied these skills to world class assets and opportunities within the upstream industry, working for Shell. She has a masters degree in International Relations, as well as a bachelors degree in Arctic Studies through a pan-university program delivered in the north of Sweden, Norway, and Canada. With her expertise on the Russian Arctic, she was made an International Research Associate of the Canadian Polar Commission. Former Shell International employee.