Abbie is the Events Coordinator for the Melbourne Entrepreneurial Centre, working across MAP and its sister program, TRAM. Originally from the UK, she is very personable and loves bringing people together inside and outside of the workplace. Abbie has a passion for planning and delivering creative and engaging events and holds a BSc in Events Management from Sheffield Hallam University where she received First Class Honours (Distinction).
Abbie started her career in events in the UK at a not-for-profit arts organisation in Harrogate delivering music and literature festivals working with several high profile artists and authors. She went on to work in the higher education sector where she became experienced in organising a range of large-scale student recruitment events including applicant visit days and university wide open days for the University of Leeds. Having completed her university placement year working as a Cast Member at The Walt Disney World Resort in Florida she is highly skilled in delivering exceptional customer service and creating memorable experiences which go above and beyond stakeholder expectations.
In her personal life Abbie is a foodie and loves trying new restaurants, wine tasting and exploring new cities and cuisines.