Executive Director , The Startup Kitchen

Fay Cannings

Fay is a CSR and regeneration professional with 15 years experience of delivering social change in communities. Fay successfully managed the local jobs and training strategy on the Athletes Village for the 2012 Olympic and Paralymic Games from inception to completion over the 6 years of its construction as well as working on other flag shop projects with property developer Lend Lease. Earlier in her career Fay worked for a number of years as a business advisor to SME’s on government funded projects specialising in the construction and creative sectors with particular expertise in helping owner managers grow their businesses through skills development and business planning. In more recent years Fay has worked in other leadership roles in housing and local regeneration projects. Fay is also a trustee for a community development and regeneration charity and a board director for a creative social enterprise.

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