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Founder and CEO of Bamboa.

Julia Washbourne ~ A Trailblazer in Sustainable Living.

Julia Washbourne is the visionary force behind Bamboa, revolutionizing the home and lifestyle industry with eco-friendly alternatives that don't compromise on style or comfort. As the founder of Bamboa, she combines her passion for sustainability with her deep understanding of the environmental impacts of conventional materials and in particular fibers.

Under Julia's leadership, Bamboa has become Asia's leading bamboo retailer, offering luxurious and 100% biodegradable products, from bedding sets and towels to clothing and accessories. Julia's adventurous spirit extends to her love for outrigger canoeing, Surfski, and stand-up paddling, often accompanied by her loyal dog, Crosby.

Fluent in Chinese, French, and German, Julia effortlessly connects with diverse cultures and partners across Asia. Her extensive experience as a product development and purchasing manager has taken her on factory visits throughout the region, ensuring that every product meets the highest standards of sustainability and craftsmanship. 

Julia's dedication to excellence and her hands-on approach have solidified Bamboa’s reputation as a trusted brand in sustainable living. Join her on the journey towards a greener future at www.bamboahome.com

Julia Washbourne Director and Founder Bamboa


% more oxygen than trees is released by BAMBOO


species of BAMBOO exist around the world


years is the time BAMBOO needs to reach full maturity compared to 30-40 years for trees.

Julia Washbourne precursor of feminine and ecological entrepreneurship.

In a world where the conversation around sustainability is becoming increasingly crucial, leaders like Julia Washbourne (Founder of Bamboa) are stepping forward to merge innovation with environmental consciousness. Not content with generating profits, these pioneers aim to leave a positive imprint on the planet, shaping their companies to be forces for good.

Given how her diverse roles, from project management in Taipei to merchandising in Hong Kong, exposed her to the harsh realities of unsustainable practices and the environmental impact of disposable products, she was intrigued by the potentialities of bamboo as a sustainable alternative. These factors paved the way for the inception of Bamboa.

Currently, the company, under Julia’s leadership, is leading at the forefront of returning to nature without harming the environment with bio-degradable products. 

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Julia Washbourne

Founder & CEO at Bamboa Home Hong Kong.