Springboard ‘gems’

Want to inspire and nurture future hospitality industry talent?

Get involved in Springboard’s new educational scheme ‘‘gems’’ and give students an amazing career-enhancing boost.

There are three ways to participate:

GEMS Logo On Whitegems bulletpoint Become a mentor
gems bulletpoint Provide student placements 
gems bulletpoint Be a guest lecturer

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST TODAY

 

Click here to view our list of existing GEMs Company speaker.

 

Why you should participate:

gems bulletpoint ‘gems’ begins this Autumn for all hospitality-related course students at university (2nd year and above).
gems bulletpoint Build a student’s confidence - with one to one coaching, developing professional skills and careers advice.
gems bulletpoint Spot new talent - by providing invaluable job training in the form of work placements.
gems bulletpoint Develop links with universities - and build the profile of your organisation as a great employer.
gems bulletpoint Support the future of the hospitality industry - and contribute to your organisation’s CSR programme.
gems bulletpoint Develop your own coaching skills - enhancing your CV/personal profile and gain a sense of personal achievement.

What is expected of you as a mentor?

gems bulletpoint 5+ years’ senior management experience in the hospitality industry
gems bulletpoint Regular face to face, telephone and online support for your matched mentee
gems bulletpoint Helping the mentee to network and gain contacts with employers
gems bulletpoint A strong desire to help future talent and support the hospitality sector.
gems bulletpoint Confident coaching skills

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Watch a short video with one of our previous mentors

‘gems’ is brought to you by leading industry charity Springboard, in association with The Savoy Educational Trust.

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‘gems’ is also kindly supported by:

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GEMs Company Speakers

Our list of Companies and their speakers:

  • Marriott Hotels: Peter Nicholson, Cluster Director of Human Resources
    • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Company Address: International Mariott International Airport, Hale Road, Hale Barns, Altringham, Cheshire WA15 8XW
  • Independent (ex Heineken): Ken McGown, Business Advisor and Coach
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    • Company Address: 1 Langlea Drive Cambuslang Glasgow South Lanarkshire G72 8EB
  • Marriott International: Ankush Sharma, Hotel Manager
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    • Company Address: Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel and Country Club Moor Road, Morley Derby Derbyshire DE76DL
  • Marriott International: Jessica Scott, HR Manager
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    • Company Address: Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel and Country Club Moor Road, Morley Derby Derbyshire DE76DL
  • JSH Solutions: Simon Haslam, Director
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    • Company Address: 51 Bridgewater Rd Burton on Trent Staffordshire DE14 2GD
  • Monk Leisure LTD: Christiian Burns, Managing Director
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    • Company Address: Merry Monk, 30 Market Place, Bishop Auckland, Co Durham DL14 7NP
  • Four Seasons: Carla Mayuri, Assistant
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    • Company Address: Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane, Hamilton Place, Park Lane, London W1J 7D
  • Hotel Football: David Lythall, Executive Chef
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    • Company Address: 99 Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester M16 0SZ
  • Principal Hotels: Felicity Horbury, People Development Director
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    • Company Address: Principal York, Station Road, York, North Yorkshire YO24 1AA
  • Philema Hospitality Management: Laura Cameron, Operations Director
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    • Company Address: Boringdon Hall Hotel, Boringdon Hill, Plymouth, Devon PL7 4DP
  • Marriott Hotels International: Peter Nicholson
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    • Company Address: Mariott International Airport, Hale Road, Hale Barns, Altringham WA15 8XW
  • Kew Green Hotels: Ian Byrne, Talent Development Manager
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    • Company Address: Kew Green Hotels, 1 Towers Place, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1EG
  • AA Hotel Services: Garry Baldwin, Senior Hotel & Restaurant Inspector
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    • Company Address: Fanum House (8th floor), Baising View, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 4EA
  • Marriott Hotels: Peter Nicholson, Cluster Director of HR
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    • Company Address: Manchester Airport Marriott, Hale Road, Hale Barns, Altrincham, Manchester, Cheshire WA158XW
  • Marriott Hotels: Barbara Cohen, Multi Property Director of Human Resources
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    • Company Address: Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Walkden Road, Manchester M28 2QT
  • Wagamama: Dean Farrow, General Manager
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    • Company Address: The Printworks, 1 Corporation Street, Manchester M4 2BS
  • Sodexo: Suzy Read, Learning and Development Manager
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    • Company Address: 1 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1 5HA
  • The Grove: Byron Fiddler, Rooms Division Manager
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    • Company Address: The Grove, Chandler's Cross, Hertfordshire WD3 4TG 
  • BaxterStorey TVP2: Sharon Daniell, Talent Manager
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    • Company Address: 300 Thames Valley Park Drive, Reading, Berkshire RG6 1PT
  • CH&Co Group.com: Matthew Guyan, Learning & Development Regional Trainer
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    • Company Address: 550 Thames Valley Park, Reading, Berkshire RG6 1PT
  • HeadsUp! Consultancy: Kieron Bailey, Director
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    • Company Address: 40 Belmore Gardens, Wollaton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG8 4GG
  • Paul Filipescu
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    • Company Address: 15 Kirkton Avenue 6/2, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G13 3SE
  • European Tourism Association: Linda Haydon, Group Tourism
    • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Company Address: Barnard's Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1EN
  • HotelPartner Yield Management: Robert Holland, Managing Director UK & Ireland
    • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    • Comapny Address: 1 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BW
  • Horwath HTL Limited: Patrick Angwin, Senior Director
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    • Company Address: 15 Old Bailey, London EC4M 7EF
  • The Ritz London: Nick Brookhead, Food and Beverage Manager
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    • Company Address: 150 Piccadilly, London W1J 9BR
  • AA Hotel Services: Garry Baldwin, Senior Hotel & Restaurant Inspector - Area Manager
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    • Company Address: 8th Floor - Fanum House, Basingview, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 4EA
  • Hotel du Vin: James Mccomas, General Manager
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    • Company Address: Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 2LY
  • Inploi: Victoria Bushnell, Community Manager
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    • Company Address: 26 Astwood Mews, London SW7 4DE
  • Cardigan Castle: Jac Davies, CEO | Director
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    • Company Address: Cardigan Castle, Green Street, Cardigan SA43 1JA
  • Bovey Castle: Francisco Macedo, General Manager
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    • Company Address: Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey, Devon TQ13 8RE
  • Inspire Catering: Kevin Tinto, General Services Manager
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    • Company Address: Robert Gordon's College, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FE
  • People 1st: David Allen, Director of Scotland
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    • Comapny Address: First Floor, Hospitality House, 11-59 High Road, London N2 8AB