Gaye has been a ‘foodie’ since qualifying in Hotel Management and enjoys nothing more than creating new concepts and bringing them to life for customers' enjoyment.
Joining Garner Merchant as an Executive trainee, Gaye quickly progressed through operational management until as a Client Account Executive managed a portfolio of business worth £13 million in her mid twenties.
From operational management, Gaye moved into marketing spending 7 years with ARAMARK as UK Marketing Manager for both B and I and Education building market leading value propositions and go to market brands.
As marketing director for Eat with your Eyes, Gaye focussed on retail catering, exploring high street brands and exploiting revenue generating opportunities.
More recently Gaye has converted this cross market experience and joined Sodexo Prestige in Business Development, responsible for Venues, Sports, Stadia, B and I and global client FM strategies.
Gaye is a very keen ambassador for ACE and believes that it is the only association that puts members interest at the core of its purpose.
“Meeting quarterly to meet new people and extend your network is a fabulous opportunity to get the every best from our fabulous and exciting industry.”