Julie Ligeti is Global Manager Public Advocacy for Cochlear Ltd. Prior to joining Cochlear, Julie worked in the law and as a Chief of Staff and Senior Adviser to Australian State and Federal Government Ministers. Julie has extensive experience in policy development and public advocacy gained within the community, government and private sectors. Julie's career focus is social policy including aged and disability care, law and justice, public health and hearing care.
Julie is a member of the Board of Councillors of Monash University, Australia's largest University. She is Chair of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation and was inaugural Chair of the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service Victoria. Julie also volunteers in the not-for-profit sector and is an Ambassador for the Human Rights Law Centre (Australia).