Vice President

Building our future

Daphne East

Daphne started her career in the hospitality industry as a chef and worked all over the world including a stint in London for Antony Worrell Thompson as Head Chef at Drones of Pont Street. When Antony opened Metro in Jersey in 1998 he seconded Daphne to Jersey as his Head Chef.

Daphne then opened Cyrano’s in Kensington Place the first Seafood & Fusion Restaurant in Jersey in 1999. After working as Head Chef for over 6 years Daphne decided to leave the hospitality industry and worked as New Product Development and Sales Executive for Cimandis.

Daphne then moved to the UK for 2 years working in New Product Development and Sales for bakeries manufacturing for Marks & Spencer. On her return to Jersey Daphne once again revived her role at Cimandis and moved up the ranks to become Head of Sales for Jersey and Guernsey.

In 2014 Daphne took on the role of Town Centre Manager for the Parish of St Helier and has been instrumental in the formation of the Jersey Retail Association and delivering town centre events. Daphne is also a member of Resilience Matters charity and sits on the Tourism Development Fund board.

Daphne has recently joined the Channel Islands Cooperative as Senior Category Manager in the Trading Team managing the local supply, fresh, frozen and non-food categories.

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Daphne East

Daphne East

Vice President

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