Oct 16, 2018
Julie Read - Dir. Serious Fraud Office

Julie Read is the Chief Executive and Director of the Serious Fraud Office.  She was appointed for a three-year term commencing in October 2013 and extended for a further two years in October 2016. 

Julie is a lawyer who was a prosecutor with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions in Australia for 13 years. In 2002, she accepted a statutory appointment as Regional Commissioner for Tasmania with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), and concurrently held a number of other national roles with ASIC at the Senior Executive level, including Special Counsel, Litigation, responsible for the conduct of major litigation for ASIC and prior to that Senior Executive, Major Fraud and International. Julie studied Law at the University of Tasmania.