Julie Evelyn is the founder and creative director behind Porta boutique, the online retailer of luxury accessories. With an online presence and with a growing network of agents, the name Porta is known for exquisite designs combining luxury and quality at affordable prices.
Previously, Julie was a founder member of Active hotels started in Cambridge. As sales director for Europe, Julie helped establish Active Hotels as a leading online hotel booking company resulting in its acquisition by booking.com the global bookings technology company.
Julie is also known as The Etiquette Coach. Her website offers etiquette training modules to individuals and organisations with a growing demand from international clients in China and East Asia. Julie is passionate about educating on social and corporate etiquette and protocols that continue to be important around the world. The global pandemic and the increase in online conferencing has also further increased awareness of social and corporate etiquette.
Julie was born and educated in Cambridge, England. She is a board member of the British Association of Women Entrepreneurs (BAWE).
She keeps busy with family and busy social life as well as running several of her own businesses.
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