Dr Julie Bayley is Director of Research Impact Development at the University of Lincoln, leading the development and implementation of the institution’s impact strategy. She is also Director of the Lincoln Impact Literacy Institute (LILI), collaborating nationally and internationally on initiatives to develop healthy impact practices across the research environment. Alongside her impact role, Julie is a Chartered HCPC Registered Health Psychologist with a PhD in Health Psychology and Impact, and undertakes a range of research in health, impact, implementation science and patient-centred outcomes. She collaborates regularly with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and undertakes extensive consultancy and commissioned research across the research sector. She is an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor in the Institute of Care Excellence, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Emerald Publishing’s Impact Literacy Advisor, Policy Lead for the British Psychology Society Division of Health Psychology, and previously Director of Qualifications for the Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA). Outside of her professional life, Julie is a carer and patient advocate for vascular health.