Julian Wheatland is chief executive of Consensus Community, the non-property venture capital and investment arm of Consensus Business Group. The aim of Consensus Business Group is to invest in and develop innovative business models that will radically change traditional modes of business.
In August 2017 Wheatland was appointed chief operating officer of Emerdata, a British company that lists the two daughters of right-wing American hedgefund billionaire Robert Mercer - Rebekah Mercer and Jennifer Mercer - as fellow directors, alongside the former chief executive of disgraced data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica. 
Wheatland is a Chartered Engineer and spent his early career working for BICC Cables. His biography describes him as "a serial entrepreneur; responsible for, and associated with, several startups in a variety of sectors. He was the founder of Edengene, a UK growth and innovation consultancy, and before this was a managing consultant in the strategy practice of PA Consulting.
Education and Training
- Strategic Communication Laboratories - Chairman of the Executive Advisory Board, previously Director
- EdenGene - Founder
- Consensus Community - Chief Executive