Dr Julie Llewelyn

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Dr Julie Llewelyn has lived and worked in Surrey for the last 25 years and currently lives in Hambledon in the heart of the beautiful Surrey Hills with her husband Jeremy, three children James, Tash and Liz, and three generations of golden retrievers. Originally from Worcester, Dr Llewelyn graduated with a degree in medicine from Bristol University and is a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. Throughout her career Dr Llewelyn has specialised in research and clinical work to help people living with diabetes and she continues to work as an NHS doctor.

For the past twenty years Dr Llewelyn has worked in various voluntary roles for local charities in Surrey. These included being Secretary of I CAN Surrey and a Trustee of Whitely Homes Trust in Walton on Thames. Since 2013 she has been on the Board of the Community Foundation of Surrey and the Vice Chair for the last 5 years. She is also the Chair of the Hambledon Community Fund, a Trustee of the High Sheriff Youth Awards, a member of the Council of Healthcare Professionals at Diabetes UK and sits on the Development Board for Hospice UK.

As High Sheriff, her theme will be the issue of permanent exclusions of pupils from schools in Surrey building on the momentum created by her predecessors Jim Glover and Robert Napier. Under the banner of ‘Every Child Included’ Dr Llewelyn will seek to connect and convene leaders right across the county to focus on this vital issue: Joining the dots to help develop and implement the solutions that Surrey needs.

Her year in office will also include many visits to charities and community groups in all boroughs of Surrey and she will undertake the traditional role of High Sheriff by supporting those working on our behalf upholding The Queen’s Peace, including the Judiciary, police, prisons, probation and emergency services. She also intends to meet and thank as many as possible of the thousands of people who, through their job or volunteering, have done so much to help others during the Covid 19 pandemic.