Chief Executive

Julie Lennard


Julie joined DVLA in August 2014 as Director of Strategy, Policy and Communications.


Julie holds a BA (Hons) in Film and Literature from the University of Warwick.


Julie has a background in policy, strategy and strategic communications spanning both government and private sector. She joins DVLA from The National Archives where she was responsible for developing strategic policy relationships with senior stakeholders and overseeing Parliamentary and legislative issues, strategic communications and media and working closely with other government departments. Prior to that Julie worked for Which? the largest consumer organisation in Europe, in a range of roles including as a journalist and representing the campaigning organisation to government departments, agencies and other stakeholders at a national and international level.

Previous roles in government

  1. Interim Chief Executive

    • 2018 to 2018
  2. Strategy, Policy & Communications Director

    • 2014 to 2018