Julie Read
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Julie Read

Serious Fraud Office / Te Tari Hara Tāware

Director and chief executive

  • Appointed October 2013.
  • Nearly 30 years’ experience in senior executive and chief executive roles in the Australian and NZ public sectors.
  • Expert in corporate and financial law and corruption and integrity law.
  • Previously regional commissioner for Tasmania with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for 11 years.
  • Studied law at the University of Tasmania and was a prosecutor with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions in Australia for 13 years before joining ASIC in 2002.


Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
Assistant Director
Aug 1989 - Aug 2002
Special Counsel, Litigation, Regional Commissioner, Tasmania
Sep 2002 - Oct 2013
Serious Fraud Office / Te Tari Hara Tāware
Chief Executive and Director
Oct 2013 - Present
St John New Zealand
Board Member
Oct 2020 - Present

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