Julie Foster is an internationally recognized expert in aromatherapy, professional practitioner and teacher training, and professional standards development.
She is a fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, which is dedicated to improving and protecting public health in the UK and around the world.
and an accredited senior tutor with the International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC), a professional awarding body recognized by the UK government, NHS, and public authorities worldwide. She is a member of the International Beauty and Aromatherapy Quality Association, a group of experienced experts engaged in product and service quality management and is recognized as a senior tutor by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, the leading aromatherapy standards organization in the USA .
Julie is a member of the Aromatherapy Trade Council and the retired Vice-Chair of the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists. She is a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists, the leading organization in the UK representing the complementary health and beauty sectors .
As an experienced and knowledgeable presenter she has regularly presented at national trade and consumer events and contributed to the BBC and other media outlets on the subjects of business, health, and aromatherapy. During her long business career, she has cooperated with outside agencies, including UK Business Link, the government DTI, overseas embassies, the International Chamber of Commerce, UK and European trading standards.
Julie’s drive and passion for natural health and aromatherapy extend beyond teaching to personal care brand development. With expertise in formulation and design, specifically natural and sustainable ingredients, including essential oils, she works with manufacturers to supply large store groups and pharmacies worldwide.