International Trade Advisor
Department for International Trade
A graduate of the University of Sydney with BA/LLB, she originally trained as a commercial lawyer in Sydney and then moved into banking and management consulting. She has held positions in Sydney, Tokyo and London. She started her own food manufacturing business in Sydney and successfully sold it before moving to the UK 20 years ago. She then established and operated another food manufacturing business for 15 years in the health/wellbeing functional food sector. Her products were sold nationally as well as exported to the USA and Europe.
She sold her company in 2011 and joined the trade team of DIT-formerly UKTI – as a food and drink sector specialist- initially advising companies on their export strategy in the South West before moving to the London trade team in 2014.
She has over 25 years’ comprehensive experience in food manufacturing and distribution and can offer guidance and support on all aspects of export strategy. She is an acknowledged expert in her field and has advised hundreds of companies on the benefits of international trade. She has attended countless trade shows, participated in on-going trade events and has led numerous trade missions around the world, introducing food and drink companies to international opportunities.