Julie Welsh

Julie Welsh provides leadership and strategic direction to Scotland Excel to ensure the organisation’s activities and services are aligned with customers’ needs and that performance meets their expectations. 

She works closely with stakeholders to maximise the benefits of collaboration and champion the role of procurement as a driver of policy, service innovation and community benefits. 

Julie has more than 20 years procurement experience in the public and private sectors. Before joining Renfrewshire Council as Head of Procurement, she held senior procurement roles at Glasgow Housing Association and Scottish Power, and has previously worked in the manufacturing, higher education and transport sectors.  

Julie holds an MBA from Glasgow University and has been a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply since 2001.   

Julie Welsh
Chief Executive