Grace is qualified in Food Science and Business Management. She has a wealth of experience in the Irish Food & Beverage Industry having previously worked with LIR Chocolates and Kylemore Foods in senior operational management positions. Grace recently completed an Executive MBA from Dublin City University.
Grace joined Java Republic in 2006 and quickly established herself as an integral part of the company. Within a short space of time, she became Managing Director and since then directs all aspects of the business and holds responsibility for driving the future direction of Java Republic. Over the past 18 months, Grace has focused more on the strategic future and commercial agenda of Java Republic including entry to new verticals such as travel, hospitality solutions and larger customers where she holds many of the key relationships.
Now with a team of over 70 people, Grace has commenced a journey to position the entire business to deliver the business plan for growth, building a culture of high performance, accountability and responsibility. She is passionately committed to driving and mentoring her team along the way.