Julie Prescott, DGSA | Sr. Regulatory Compliance Specialist


Julie has more than 20 years of experience with the transportation of dangerous goods regulations (49 CFR, ADR, IATA DGR, IMDG Code & TDGR), and uses her knowledge and experience to develop and deliver training programs to ensure compliance with the regulations. She provides technical consulting services to Currie Associates, the Council on Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles (COSTHA), and the International Vessel Operators Dangerous Goods Association (IVODGA). Julie keeps current on industry trends and regulations, and through her work with the GPAC, MACTDG and the RID/ADR/ADN Joint Meeting, she maintains strong working relationships and credibility with regulatory authorities and is able to provide timely and current regulatory information to clients and trade associations. 

As a Transport Canada TDG Analyst, she participated in drafting amendments to the TDG Regulations, and provided advice to stakeholders and expertise in the issuance of equivalency certificates for TDG. She also advised on proposals submitted to United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the TDG, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Dangerous Goods Panel and participated in the drafting of proposals, notably on the classification of corrosive substances. As a CANUTEC Emergency Response Advisor, she received emergency response specialized training to provide first responders with appropriate advice during dangerous goods emergencies.

Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences and a bachelor’s degree in Education, as well as an Occupational Health and Safety Certificate. She received her Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) Vocational Certification from the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) in 2019.

email address: julie@ivodga.com