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Summary

“Looking to secure additional work in Dublin to compliment my other commitments."    

Work History

Sep 2015 May 2016

UK Business Development Manager

Glenisk Organic Dairy
  • Developing new business in the UK for the Glenisk range of yogurts.
  • Building relationships with our UK partners 
Jan 2016August 2016

Delivery Driver

Fruit Drop UK - London
  • Pick up and delivery of fruit boxes to offices and workplaces in the greater Brighton area
Jun 2014Present

Owner

Rockridge Foods - Ireland
  • Owner and founder of Rockridge Foods, a company set up to manufacture and sell a high quality range of dairy-free beverages and milk alternatives 
  • Secured funding through Enterprise Ireland's graduate competitive start up fund 
  • Lead the development of a new brand "ekte" in January 2015
Jun 2013Sep 2013

New Product Development Intern

Harmless Harvest - USA
  • Part of the new product development team reporting directly to the owners
  • Involved finalising the recipes for the world's first 100% raw tea drinks and developing the production process
  • Full range was successfully launched nationwide into Whole Foods Market on time

Education

Sep 2010May 2014

Bachelor of Business Studies

University of Limerick, Ireland

Result: 2.1

Aug 2012Dec 2012

Erasmus 

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

Result: Pass

Skills

Strong Communicator 

Learned by interacting with customers, staff and suppliers face-to-face, by telephone and via correspondence

Commercially Aware 

Due to my exposure to a wide range of businesses, particularly those placing an emphasis on the food industry

Adaptable 

Evident by my various positions in a number of jobs

Excellent Team Player

Demonstrated by my numerous placements on rugby and soccer teams and managerial roles

Hobbies/Achievements

  • Participated in the inaugural 100 minds challenge, where together with 99 other undergraduate student raised over €100,000 for Temple Street Children’s Hospital, Dublin.
  • Selected as one of the 24 emerging entrepreneurs to participate in the "Entrepreneur Experience', held in Ballymaloe, Co.Cork. The event brings together 24 emerging entrepreneurs with 24 seasoned entrepreneurs for a weekend of group and one-to-one meetings.
  • I have a strong interest in food waste and volunteered with a charity tackling food waste in Nicaragua in 2016.