Sallyanne is the proprietor of the Michellin Starred L’Ecrivain Restaurant, Dublin. Speaking about her presidency, Sallyanne said “I am thrilled and honoured to take on the role of President of Ireland's Blue Book. It is such an exciting time, with 2016 being Northern Ireland's Year of Food & Drink, and with positive tourism initiatives such as Ireland’s Ancient East and the Wild Atlantic Way our hotels & restaurants are looking forward to a busy year ahead'.
Michelle is a marketing professional with 20 years' marketing experience, both domestic and international. Michelle has managed the Blue Book for the past 7 years. Prior to taking over managing Ireland’s Blue Book, Michelle worked in the software industry in Dublin and Tokyo. Michelle has a degree in International Marketing and Japanese from DCU and a postgraduate diploma in Advertising.
Maria joined the Blue Book in 2014 as a graduate of University College Cork. Here, she completed the Bachelor of Commerce degree and majored in marketing. Maria also spent one year studying international Marketing in Montreal, Canada.
Avril is a recent graduate of the Bachelor of Commerce degree in UCD 2016, where she specialised in marketing. During her time in college, she travelled on Erasmus to UBC, Vancouver and was a member of the UCD Equestrian Club. Outside of college she has participated in 100minds through which she organised a Wax the Boys' event in aid of Childline. She has also been involved in raising funds for her local GAA club.
Shannon is a student heading into her final year at Dublin Institute of Technology. She is studying a Bsc in Marketing. During her third year, she opted to take part in the Erasmus programme and spent a semester in Berlin studying International Business. Throughout her degree, Shannon has worked on innovative projects in affiliation with globally recognised companies like Vodafone. She enjoys travelling and meeting new people.