Júlia started her career in the 80s as a Research Economist at the Hungarian Statistical Office, before taking up a similar post at the National Planning Office.
After the peaceful transition of Hungary to political democracy and market economy she was one of the owners and CEO of the ITCB Budapest, a well-known training and consulting company in the banking sector. In this period she participated in the privatization of several commercial banks, as member of the board. Several publications about risk management and banking history of CEE countries indicate her field of interest.
Between 2007-2013 she served as Deputy Governor responsible for financial stability at the Central Bank of Hungary. As a member of the Monetary Council she actively participated in framing the monetary policy strategy and crisis management. Since then, she has published many papers and books on the global financial crisis and its aftermath in the emerging EU members.
Since 2013 she has been Associate Professor at International Business School, Budapest, where she is also a supervisor of doctoral students.
Since 2013 Julia is an independent director of the KBC Group Brussels.”
She is a research fellow at the Institute of Economics of Hungarian Academy of Sciences.