Julian was elected as the federal Member for Berowra in July 2016. Prior to this, Julian was a senior executive at Australian Catholic University. He served on several boards including Mercy Health, one of Australia’s largest private health organisations, Teach for Australia and Playwriting Australia. Julian was previously Executive Director of the Menzies Research Centre. He also worked as a lawyer at Mallesons Stephen Jacques (now King & Wood Mallesons) and was an associate to High Court Justice Ian Callinan.
Julian is person of faith and is committed to a strong diverse Australia. Julian is the first Jewish person elected to the House of Representatives from New South Wales for the Liberal Party. Julian and his wife Joanna are actively involved in the Berowra community through the Hornsby Hospital Community Participation Committee, the Beecroft-Cheltenham Lions Club, the Cherrybrook Chinese Community Association and Lifeline.