Our Team

Robert Fitzgerald

Robert Fitzgerald

Executive Director

Robert joined the Foodco Group in 2010 following 20 years working with large corporate clients as a Managing Director with Investment Bank UBS. Robert has extensive experience developing and executing innovative business models that address clients’ needs.

Marc Garreffa

Marc Garreffa

Executive Consultant

Marc has over 25 years’ experience in Hospitality Management, Marketing and Operations. Marc joined the Foodco Group in February 2014 where he led the Jamaica Blue Fiona Stanley Hospital Team. Under Marc’s leadership this outlet became one of Foodco’s most successful company stores. Marc is now applying his wealth of experience as Foodco Service's Executive Consultant. This role involves Marc working collaboratively within client sites to create high performance food and beverage businesses.

Danika Heslop

Danika Heslop

Executive Chef

Danika has nearly 20 years’ experience having worked with some of the world’s leading restaurants, including Bagatelle (Michelin Star), Ekeberg Restaurant, Forty-One, Quay Restaurant, Becasse and Wildfire. In 2012 Danika bought her skills to the Foodco Group where she has been revitalising the Jamaica Blue food range.

Kate Owe-Young

Kate Owe-Young

National Design Manager

Kate has over 14 years’ experience in the interior design industry working across a number of sectors from exhibition design to managing the design and construction process for residential, commercial office and hospitality fit-outs. Kate joined the Foodco Group in 2011 and leads its national design studio. Kate and her team work closely with its food service clients to deliver high performance food and beverage businesses. Kate studied Planning and Design at the University of Melbourne and later Interior Architecture (Honours) at Monash University.

Lauren Hepner

Lauren Hepner

Senior Designer

Lauren joined the Foodco Group in 2015 after working with a range of leading retailers. One of Lauren’s responsibilities in the Foodco design studio is to develop, budget and deliver Foodco’s store refurbishment program. Lauren brings to our Foodco Services clients an innovative and budget focused approach to design.