Shelley Roberts is Managing Director of Compass Group, Australia’s largest contract catering company, with 10,000 employees serving 64million meals every year.
Shelley is passionate about great customer and client experiences having grown up working in her family’s restaurant, and more recently as a leader in the aviation services industry.
Now as head of a major food and contract services company, Shelley oversees the operation of 600 Compass sites, servicing sectors as diverse as education and aged care through to business and mining.
Shelley joined Compass Group from Sydney Airport where she was Executive Director of Aviation Services. In this role Shelley was responsible for the strategic and commercial management of airport operations, including capacity planning and business development, as well as maintaining relationships with key stakeholders including the airlines, regulators and Government.
Her business experience includes her pivotal role as Managing Director of Tiger Airways Australia Pty Limited during its foundation and early years, and leadership positions in organisations including Macquarie Airports, Macquarie Bank Limited and the EasyJet Airline Company Limited.
Shelley was appointed to the board of the ASX listed online travel agency Webjet in 2016 and has held numerous former board positions.
Shelley has a Bachelor of Business Science and Finance (Hons) from the University of Cape Town and is a Chartered Accountant. She was proud to be a finalist in the Telstra Business Woman of the Year Awards in 2009.