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Julia McLean

Julia McLean, Senior Business Development Executive at H3.

What is your current role?

Senior Business Development Executive

What do you enjoy about working for H3?

The people - our wider H3 team is full of talent and dedication.

What was your first job?

My first job was as a checkout operator at The Warehouse in Morrinsville for a grand total of 3.5 hours a week.

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I always wanted to be a pilot. I still have a fascination with flying and airports are one of my favourite places!

What is an achievement or special credential you're really proud of?

Surviving the Inca Trail to Macchu Picchu - more the conditions than the actual hike ;)

What do you do in your spare time?

Travel, food, playing and watching sport.

What are you most grateful for in your life?

My family - I'm one of four girls and along with my parents we are all the best of friends and have so much fun together.

Who inspires you and why?

Roger Federer - the absolute GOAT of professional tennis; a family man, time-giver and yet with all the money and fame, barely has a scratch of dirt to his name.

Have you got a favourite aphorism / motto?

"Dreams are free"

What is your favourite spot in the Waikato?

The river walk with a coffee on an autumn Saturday morning, and Nami Japanese Restaurant on Hood St.