Julie Russell

Russell Transport

Julie Russell is a director and third-generation family member actively working in Russell Transport, with more than 15 years of experience in the family’s road transport business. She extended her knowledge base through university and gained valuable insight into external markets outside the family business for several years before returning in 2007 to oversee the running of the risk, compliance, human resources and back-office support functions of the growing family business.

In 2014, Julie was named Queensland Trucking Association Woman of the Year and National Trucking Industry Woman of the Year in 2015.  Over the years, Julie has actively worked on numerous committees and boards within the road transport industry to provide a medium-sized family business perspective to policy proposals, training standards, industry awareness programs and similar initiatives that arise in the ever-changing landscape of the industry.