Julie McGowan

Head of HR, Worldpay Global Operations UK

Julie is Head of HR for Worldpay Global Operations UK at FIS responsible for people strategy, acquisitions and programmes, and has played a pivotal HR leadership role in Worldpay’s transformation since divestment from RBS in 2010.

Her career spans 37 years across banking, financial services and technology sectors.  In her role as Head of HR, she is responsible for large operational sites across the UK and has enjoyed working with all colleagues and leaders to ensure great two-way communication and employee engagement through many employee forums and networks.

Julie is a passionate ambassador of inclusion and developing a culture where every colleague has the opportunity to optimise their individual skill and talent, contributing to the company’s growth and success.

Julie’s personal time is focussed on her three daughters.  Lucy is a primary teacher in Qatar, Shannon has recently been appointed journalist at the BBC, and Evie is in her final year at LSE studying Accounting & Finance.