Grace has over 20 years’ experience working within the sports, entertainment, sponsorship and events sector.
Starting her professional career at Craigie Taylor International (thereafter known as BrandRapport), she spent 7 years gaining extensive international sponsorship and events experience. Whilst there she worked on numerous high profile global programmes and projects, including the Volvo Ocean Race and GBR Challenge for The Americas Cup, Vodafone’s sponsorship of The Derby, and Famous Grouses’ sponsorship of the Scotland Rugby Team and The Open Golf.
Grace left agency life to become International Events Director at De Beers Group, where she had direct input into the global marketing plan with specific focus on delivering a wide range of strategic local and global events. In her 4-year tenure, Grace delivered international programmes across the world, leading an events team that set the standard for luxury brand events and execution in a broad range of venues and territories.
Grace joined SEL UK as Project Director in March 2015. She led the creation, implementation and delivery of The Patron’s Lunch, developing close stakeholder relationships with The Royal Household, GLA, The Metropolitan Police, BBC and Partners to name but a few.
Grace continues this role at SEL UK overseeing all major projects and maximising on her wealth of experience and relationships across the events world.