Julia has over 20 years of experience in managing senior PR/IR positions in publicly listed, technology-based companies. Before joining MC Services in October 2019, she was Head of Public Relations & Investor Relations at Medigene AG, a German immuno-oncology company with subsidiaries in the US and UK. From 2002-2019, Julia supported the company in several international private and public funding rounds, M&A transactions, licensing and partnering deals, plus other capital market transactions. Previously, from 1999-2002, she built-up and led the Investor Relations/Public Relations department of buecher.de AG, a leading German e-commerce company. Julia started her career at WeberShandwick where she worked for renowned pharma companies like Essex Pharma (today MSD) and major internet firms like Amazon.com. For over 10 years, she has been involved in the reputation management for the pharmaceutical industry as a member of the Communication Committee of vfa, Germany’s leading pharma lobbying association. Julia completed her studies in History and German language & literature at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen and is qualified as a “Certified Investor Relations Officer” (CIRO) with the German IR Association, DIRK, in cooperation with the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.