European Society of Surgical Oncology, Belgium
Gemma Applebee started her professional experience in the United Kingdom, she then moved to Brussels in 2004 where she became a Secretary in an international law firm.
In 2006 Gemma started working for the European University Association as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Secretary General and the Research and Innovation Unit where her responsibilities included organisation of conferences and workshops, organisation of high level meetings and PA support to the Deputy Secretary General.
Gemma became the Society Administrator for ESSO in 2011 on a part time basis and then the Society and Membership Co-ordinator. She was responsible for the ESSO membership, the Young Surgeons Alumni Club, the ESSO website, the meet the expert webinars and assisted in the daily running of the society which includes organisation of ESSO events.
In September 2018 Gemma left ESSO due to a move back to the United Kingdom and as of January 2019 Gemma is now working again with ESSO as the Membership Co-ordinator