Various publications including:
At The Table (print + online) Media Diversity, Munchies
Feb 2018 - Feb 2019 (contract)
Global trends forecasting media company
Head of Food, Beverage + Hospitality
Nov 2006 - April 2009
The Times & The Sunday Times
Don't sing in the kitchen, or you'll marry an old man
Work in progress performance August 2015, at Barge Bar at Maltby St Market. More details here.
Bethnal Green Working Man's Club, London
Arcola Theatre, London
10-min play. Rehearsed reading
Oct 2009 - Oct 2013
From The Jungle - PhD work
Multiple performances in UK and Malaysia - writer, performer, researcher.
Buzz Club, Berlin
Work in-progress poetry pieces
For performance related work pre 2012 and more details get in touch.
March 2017 - current
Voices At The Table
Re-imaging the literary salon, brining together people from the literary, food and performance world.
2016 - current
Developing brand, marketing and PR strategy, predominantly within the hospitality industry - including launch of the new London wine bar Diogenes The Dog and restaurant LASSCO bar & dining in an antique shop in Bermondsey, developing Honey Spencer’s international food & drinks concept Bastarda,working with the Estonia Tourism Board to develop events in Paris, Shanghai and Tokyo on the country’s food and restaurant scene, and curating European hospitality industry symposium SAUCE Forum.
November 2015 - current
TMRW project - founder
With Chef Dan Doherty and GM Emma Underwood, focusing on the hospitality industry and find ways to support, develop and grow talent in this sector. This involves culinary events, panel discussions, and developing support networks. Working and collaborating with leading people and organisations within the industry.
Oct 2006 - March 2016
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Alumni Global Executive
Responsible for a global programme, covering 24 counties.
The Alumni programme was classified as ‘soft’ Business Development, with alumni seen as Brand
Ambassadors and current or future clients. I developed and implanted events and communications (online, social media, and print media) strategy to enhance the firm’s brand.
Project manager for a new software platform implementation, a sophisticated
database and dynamic website to sync across three databases/CRMs. This included researching global
providers, writing the RfP, managing the re-branding process, being the key contact for the provider.
Developed, implemented and managed various events, communication campaigns and strategy for
each office, mindful of regional cultural differences. Managed the team’s 100k annual budget.
Laised with BD and HR teams across the global firm to ensure growth and development in the alumni
community that was aligned with the firm’s strategic business goals.
Developed strategy to increase
engagement from the network, through analysis of the alumni community.
Developed relationships with external providers, and was asked to speak at international conferences and on expert panels regarding building meaningful networks.
Jan 2005 - October 2006
May & Stephens Recrtuiment - Desk Assistant
Feb 2007 - October 2015
behind the bikeshed - founder
Arts collective showcasing new writing, young designers and performers. Director and producer of each show.
Sept 2014 & Jan 2015
Az Theatre & Theatre For Everybody - producer
On-going work with Az Theatre to support their collaboration with Theatre For Everybody, including:
Launch event for Az Theatre (London) and Theatre For Everybody (Gaza)'s latest stage in their 10 year collaborative project. Included actors David Calder, Jennie Stoller and Harriet Walter and new works from playwright Caryl Churchill.
saltpeter - producer
The play 'Death of Tintagel' by Peter Morris, directed by Vik Sivalingam. Performed at The People's Show, Bethnal Green.
Sept 2008 - Sept 2009
London & Milan Fashion weeks - assistant producer
Including designers - Spijkers en Spijkers, Gemma Slack and Avsh Alom Gur