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"Lorraine is a procurement leader and business coach and has spent 18 years within the hospitality sector leading procurement and supply chain teams to maximise profitability at Shake Shack, Gordon Ramsay Restaurants and Corbin & King."

Lorraine Copes MCIPS


Advisory Board

"With over 20 year's experience, Mike splits his time between Melbourne, working on various projects, and in the UK where he oversees culinary operations at Rare Restaurants which encompasses both Gaucho and M Restaurants."

Mike Reid

Chef Director, Author

"Barbara is the founder of Alo Solutions Ltd driving and delivering food safety in food supply chains and advising agri-food businesses on food and nutrition strategy. Barbara holds several additional roles including director of the Oxford Farming Conference."

Barbara Bray MBE

Food Safety Director

"Food & drink encompasses both Lakshmi's personal and professional life. She heads up consumer brands, working closely with in-house teams to ensure PR strategy ladders up to the marketing and business objectives."

Lakshmi Narayan

PR Director

"Shelina is a MasterChef Winner, author and restaurant owner. Prior to joining the hospitality industry Shelina worked within the field of Diversity and Inclusion."

Shelina Permalloo


"Lisa has specialised in the drinks hospitality and leisure sector for over 20 years with a wide range of clients, helping them navigate through various legal challenges."

Lisa Gilligan

Partner & Head of Licensing

"Aubrey is a qualified Learning and Development professional with a background in Organisational Development. He has delivered the highest quality global training programs and business solutions to a wide variety of blue-chip organisations."

Aubrey Stuart

L&D Consultant

"With a career in marketing and advertising for over 12 years, Julian has worked across hospitality, the publishing industry and vast experience working for and with start-ups to scale at speed."

Julian Copes

Strategy & Marketing Lead

"Ioannis is the current Chair of the Council for Hospitality Management Education. A recognised author, hospitality consultant, storyteller and practical philosopher."

Ioannis Pantelidis

Director of Doctoral Studies

"Jackie is the founder of 'Turn the Key' and 'BRILLIANT women' and a specialist in facilitating growth and unlocking client potential, through strategy development, leadership stretch and career acceleration."

Jackie Moody-McNamara

Managing Director