Gemma is the Category Director for Beverages at Danone UK & Ireland. She leads Danone’s portfolio of beverage brands in the UK, which includes evian, volvic and Harrogate. She joined Danone Waters UK&I in 2017 to head up the evian marketing team. She began her marketing career in Danone’s Dairy Division in the UK working on the Activia and Actimel brands. She later moved to Canada leading the Naya brand relaunch for Danone Naya Waters, then returned to UK to lead communications on Activia. In 2010 she moved to Johnson and Johnson, where as Global Senior Marketing Manager she led strategy, communications and innovation for the Cough Cold franchise. She returned to Danone in 2017 and took up her current position in 2021.