Julius East went to school at St. John’s College Sixth form before pursuing further education at the University of San Carlos in Guatemala. He graduated with a Degree in Architecture and immediately returned home to Belize. In 1993 he opened his own business, Strukture Architects which remains one of the foremost architecture firms in the country. Following his determination to serve his people in a greater capacity, Espat entered the world of politics in 2009 as advisor in the People’s United Party, also acting as the Secretary-General and overseeing the affairs of the Secretariat. He has served as Treasurer and Co-Campaign Manager and is currently the Area Representative of Cayo South, which he won in landslide victories in 2012 and 2015. He is the Regional Deputy Party Leader for the West.