Our proud alumni, Sandy Hayek, graduated in 2015 from EAHM, has been appointed as co-CEO of TimeOut Market Group after having served as General Manager for the same for over a year. Sandy will play a key role in Time Out Market's day-to-day operations, with an emphasis on streamlining processes, increasing auxiliary revenue, and managing vendor relationships.

Sandy became the General Manager of Time Out Market Dubai in early 2021, and she was instrumental in the company's successful debut and subsequent growth. With an 18-year career in hospitality throughout Scandinavia and the United Arab Emirates, she brings a plethora of experience and industry knowledge to the job.

Sandy worked for Nakheel Group as the F&B Operations Manager, where she helped build Depachika Food Hall on Palm Jumeirah and the Food District at The Pointe. She formerly held top managerial positions at award-winning eating and retail businesses such as La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie in Downtown Dubai and Galeries Lafayette.

Sandy is a certified wine sommelier and has an Associate Degree in Agriculture and a Bachelor's degree in International Hospitality Management.