Julie Singer Scanlan AO is Executive Co-Chair and Executive Director of Strategy and Program of the Australian American Leadership Dialogue.

Julie was the CEO of the AALD through the pandemic from 2019-2022. Julie is on the Board of the NY Global Leaders Dialogue (NYGLD), a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a member of the International Women’s Forum (IWF). She has been a delegate in Forbes International Women’s Summit for more than a decade.

Julie has a dual degree in broadcast communications and psychology from the SI Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University where she served on the Global Advisory Board.

She began her career as a broadcast news journalist, anchor and documentary producer for ABC and NBC affiliated stations in PA and NY. In 1980, Julie was appointed a VP of Hill and Knowlton, in NYC where she worked in North America and Europe. In 1985, she was appointed President of Broadcast Communications for Dorf and Stanton Communication, NYC.

After her move to Sydney, Australia, Julie was appointed CEO of Australian Imagemakers, a leader in media and presentation training. In 2018, Julie was awarded an AO “Officer of the Order of Australia” for her distinguished service to Australia and America relations through the promotion and facilitation of dialogue and information exchange across government, business, and community sectors.

She is a proud dual citizen of Australia and the US.

Julie Singer Scanlan