Julia Bell is DNA consultant for Wall to Wall: ITV’s Long Lost Family, and regularly features in the press, on radio and TV, including Radio 4’s Inside Science programme discussing her latest project with Adam Rutherford. She has been a regular speaker at Who Do You Think You Are Live and appeared on the BBC and the ITV  news.

She is an English and History graduate  (Humanities) with a teaching qualification, now working with DNA. She has a natural ability to combine conventional detective work with regular genealogy and utilise DNA as a tool to solve mysteries.

Julia has been a spouse member of the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO) for more than 8 years, firstly in Singapore and now in London. She has been a forum moderator in YPO and recently trained with the highly regarded Sue Hesse in a Forum moderator and Leadership Development Programme.

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More media mentions:

BBC Sounds, Anne Diamond: ‘Ascot’s very own DNA Detective’; Julia Bell tells the story of tracking down her long lost grandfather

BBC News: “I was found as a baby wrapped in my mum’s coat – but who am I?” (July 2020)

Daily Telegraph: Long Lost Family: A tale of two foundlings with a twist that will make your jaw drop… (June 2020)

ITV: Long Lost Family Special : WATCH THE TRAILER (June 2020)

ITV: Long Lost Family Special: Born Without Trace (February 2019)

BBC World Service ‘Outlook’: Solving the Rob Weston mystery

BBC News: Who were my parents and why was I left to die on a hill?

BBC News: The mystery of the baby in the box

BBC Victoria Derbyshire Programme: The DNA Detective helping to reunite families

Daily Mail: The DNA Detective: how DO you trace long-lost family members 70 yeasr later?

The Sun: Together at last: Lecturer abandoned in cinema toilet as a baby tracks down family with help of DNA expert

Daily Mail: Woman abandoned as a newborn in a church doorway hopes new DNA testing will help her to find her real parents and solve the mystery behind her birth

Worthing Herald: Breakthrough in South Downs abandoned baby mystery (video)

Plymouth Herald: Woman finally tracks down GI grandad after 12 years

ITV News: Plymouth man searches for his birth mother