AN Ealing woman is the new CEO of Coeliac UK, the national charity for people who need to live gluten free. 

Hilary Croft’s senior management career started in marketing with Capgemini, where she worked with Virgin Atlantic, Sky, Lego and Royal Mail.

She also has vast knowledge of the food and drink sector through previous positions with Marks and Spencer, Coca-Cola, Compass Group and World Duty Free Europe.

More recently, as CEO of the Felix Project, she developed partnerships with food suppliers and re-distributors to reduce food waste and food poverty across London.

She is also a trustee of Age UK Ealing and a global fund-raising committee member for Tearfund.