Julia is a Partner at Small World Group, a seed-stage VC fund based in San Francisco and Singapore that funds and helps startups in the areas of cleantech, advanced materials, and optical systems.
Prior to joining Small World Group, Julia analyzed Private Equity investments at Canadian Shield Capital, a PE firm focused on energy and industrial companies. Previously, Julia was a Senior Engineer for Hatch, a global engineering-consulting firm focused on mining, energy, and infrastructure, advising industrial clients with solutions to reduce their operating costs, energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
Julia holds both an M.Eng. in Energy Engineering from INSA Lyon (France) and an M.Eng. in Environmental Engineering from Mines ParisTech (France) and Tsinghua University (China). Julia grew up in Paris, France, and lived, studied and worked in France, Canada, and China.