Mr Julian has assumed his current assignment in October 2013. He joined Overseas Containers Limited (OCL), one of the first deep sea container operators, as a Management trainee in October 1971 in London. He worked in a number of management positions in Europe and overseas. When P&O Containers merged with Nedlloyd Lines to form P&O Nedlloyd, he was appointed as Regional Director, Middle East, South Asia and African Region based in Mumbai. In 2005, Mr Julian was appointed as Area Line and Operations Manager for South Asia for Maersk Line.