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I love great food and great service in a fantastic environment; and I’m passionate about delivering a high quality, consistent and memorable experience, where customers want to return again and again.

Jayne Devlin

Jayne Devlin
Member of the Institute of Hospitality

Devlin Consulting is a specialist catering, hospitality & event project management provider that helps clients develop their catering & hospitality management services and deliver memorable events & experiences.

We work with some of the UK’s most exciting organisations from high profile blue chip companies to small entrepreneurial businesses; developing their catering strategies, managing projects and delivering major programmes of change.

Led by award winning Director Jayne Devlin, who has over 25 years catering experience with some of the world’s leading brands, we have a small, fast paced experienced team of specialists who can be introduced to provide specific support on marketing, human resources and special occasion catering.

Winning an award for the recognition of Jayne’s services at the London 2012, Olympic Hospitality Centre from Smart Hospitality was a particular highlight, which came hot off the heels of continuing successful partnerships with leading UK event venues, tourist attractions and other major outside events such as Farnborough International Air Show, EventCity Manchester and Twycross Zoo.

We welcome approaches from clients who need project management consultancy, help through a critical phase of work or good independent catering advice.


Bob Russell

Bob Russell

Bob has worked as an independent consultant and projects manager within the leisure and events business since 1998. He trained at Ealing Hotel School and furthered his career development with Grand Metropolitan, Payne & Gunter and Compass Leisure, holding senior board positions within the latter two.

His experience covers most forms of special occasion catering with past responsibilities including RFU Twickenham, The Open Championship and Goodwood Racecourse. Recent assignments have ranged from acting as the clients representative for multi-million pound refurbishments to assisting a small-animal park to tender and appoint a new catering partner.

Bob has known and worked with Jayne Devlin for over 15 years.
www.ground-work.co.uk

James Brown

James Brown

James is the lead consultant at JFB Marketing. James studied in the UK with the Chartered Institute of Marketing and has over 20 years marketing communication experience in the UK and Ireland. James is a guest lecturer at the University College Birmingham and was formerly a committee member of the Marketing Society and member of the Advantage West Midlands Business Tourism Theme Group.

James has held senior positions in marketing and advertising and was previously Head of Marketing for The NEC Group, one of Europe's leading venue management organisations.

www.jfbmarketing.co.uk

Karen Skingley

Karen Skingley

Karen is the managing consultant at KRS Consulting and a Fellow of the Institute of Personnel & Development. Karen was formerly Director of Learning and Development Operations at Mitchells and Butlers PLC and has held a number of associated positions. Karen is an Associate with the Franklin Covey Organisation delivering 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and is also qualified as a Myers Briggs MBTI practitioner. Karen has also advised on programmes developed by the University of Central Florida.

www.krsconsult.co.uk