Travels from: New Zealand
Sharing her experiences of running businesses, work-life balance and entrepreneurship
Categories: Business Speakers, Entrepreneur, Women in Business
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Cecilia Robinson is an in demand keynote speaker - as an award winning business woman who founded Au Pair Link and My Food Bag - one of the most talked about and fastest growing companies in New Zealand.
Under Cecilia’s and James Robinson's ownership Au Pair Link was an award-winning business, enjoying appearances in the Deloitte Fast 50 (ranked 12th in 2012), Kenexa Best Workplaces (ranked 6th best workplace in 2013) and winning several awards in the HER Business Woman Awards including ‘Best new business’ and ‘Best SME’. James and Cecilia sold the business in late 2014.
Touted as a serial entrepreneur Cecilia founded My Food Bag in March 2013 alongside well-known Masterchef Winner Nadia Lim and Businesswoman Theresa Gattung as well as Group COO James Robinson and Head of Marketing Carlos Bagrie.
Cecilia’s core focus is on the day-to-day running and operation of My Food Bag - including the strategic and operational management of the business. In 2014 Cecilia and James spent 7 months in Australia launching My Food Bag in Sydney and Melbourne.
Most recently Cecilia won the NEXT Business woman of the Year 2014 and EY Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards (Ernst and Young 2013) and she also won the 'Businesswoman of the Year 2012'. My Food Bag also won the TVNZ Marketing awards and was named the Rising Star by Deloitte.
Cecilia can share her experiences running successful companies, entrepreneurship, work-life balance and much more!