Tate Connolly started as the Hort Innovation Marketing Manager for Australian Bananas in 2018.
Prior to this role, Tate spent ten years in foodservice marketing including Nando’s and Wagamama where she specialised in brand management and communications, leading the both brands through global expansions. Tate is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Tate has a passion for building and developing brands so that they come to life in the minds and heart of consumers. Combining this with a love of the latest tech and innovation, Tate blends her classical marketing training with the ever moving digital media world to strive for forward thinking campaigns that deliver results back to industry.
Tate lives and breathes all things food. Whether it be discovering new ingredients or new cuisines through her travels or developing recipe with some old favourites- she even runs a twice yearly pop up restaurant!