The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.

Julie Taplin

Julie Taplin

Julie Taplin

Potential Plus UK Chief Executive and Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead


After graduating from university in German and Business Studies, Julie gained her Diploma in Marketing and worked for a multi-national company in Hamburg and then Milton Keynes. Following a career break to raise her family, Julie returned to work in the third sector in 2000 and joined Potential Plus UK in 2005.

As well as speaking regularly at UK conferences, Julie has presented at numerous World Conferences for Gifted and Talented Children, as well as at ECHA (European Council for High Ability) and for Global and Gifted.

Julie will be acting as Host throughout the Festival. She is Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead, therefore if you have any issues please contact her on [email protected] or 01908 646433