|Adviser to CVC since 2009. Sir Julian was previously Deputy Chief Executive of Vodafone Group Plc until 2006 and Chairman of the Sage Group until 2007. Sir Julian joined Vodafone in 1984 as a Marketing Executive in the UK and has held a number of senior posts, including COO. In 1996, he was appointed to the Vodafone Group Plc Board and in 2005 became Deputy Chief Executive. He is a member of the boards of Digicel Group, Acer, Bumi plc and Altimo's Advisory Board. He also holds senior advisory roles at UBS and on the Etisalat board. Sir Julian is Pro Chancellor at Bath University where he obtained a MSc in Business Administration and an honorary DLL (Doctor of Laws). He also holds a University of London BSc (Econ) degree.