Janine looks after the South East and believes her team is her secret ingredient “They genuinely care; from creating brilliant food concepts and boarders’ entertainment, to engaging with our parent’s community and actively listening to the school needs".

Janine Swales

Operations Manager

Ben is an exceptional executive chef, full of creative energy. He has worked in contract catering, Hotels, Michelin star restaurants and large events for over 20 years. With his teams, he introduces and drives innovative food initiatives throughout the business to achieve fantastic food standards.

Ben Cook

Regional Executive Chef

With over 15 years’ experience in operational roles, Callum loves working with his teams to nurture and harness their potential, whilst embracing their individuality.

Callum Curtis-Bennett

Operations Manager

Sue has worked within Learning & Development teams for over 32 years and is passionate about helping people to develop their skills, knowledge and behaviours to achieve their potential. “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” Chinese Proverb

Sue Ward

Learning & Development Manager

As a Food Safety, Health and Safety professional, Carol is on hand to provide support, safety advice and allergen management advice to our teams, through regular site visits, meetings and presentations. She is also a qualified chef!

Carol Pack

Food and Health and Safety Manager

Graham looks after our South West and Wales regions with a team absolutely dedicated to hospitality, with fresh food at the heart of what we do. This is under-written by the positive culture and spirit which is Holroyd Howe.

Graham Olds

Operations Director

Ellie works closely with our people and pupils alike, and she loves to educate our colleagues and clients about the wonders of nutrition and healthy food choices.  

Ellie Olds

Registered Associate Nutritionist

Jodie and her team work hard to ensure that all communications and school marketing materials are not only engaging and inspiring, but relevant and educational for each target audience.

Jodie Cavaye

Marketing Manager

Nick is truly proud of the thriving culture at Holroyd Howe, especially the energy, talent and commitment he experiences every single day from his incredible teams.

Nick Howe


James is passionate about supporting our people and ensuring everyone throughout Holroyd Howe has the opportunity to develop their skills and continue their learning journey. James really enjoys being part of such a diverse and inclusive team.

James Ettridge

People & Development Director

Hannah is proud of the service we deliver to our schools, marking her fondest memory so far as the launch of our partnership with the wonderful charity, Children of the Mountain.

Hannah Schofield

Finance Director

Nicola takes great pride in our exemplary standards of safety, and was delighted to be our star presenter at our annual People Awards!

Nicola Pearce

Food, Health & Safety Manager

Mandy has been with us for 17 years, and will tell you first-hand how much she loves Holroyd Howe’s fun, friendly, and innovative environment.

Mandy Crane

Chef Manager

Lesley feels as though she’s working with her best friends every day at Holroyd Howe, and counts her first ever Speech Day as one of her fondest memories so far.

Lesley Royle

Hospitality Assistant

At Holroyd Howe, Audrey feels as though she is working with her own family, and was delighted to be nominated for her hard work at our People Awards.  

Audrey Thompson

General Manager

Nicki knows she is truly supported within her varied role as 2nd Chef, and was over the moon to be recognised for her hard work at the People Awards.

Nicki Smith

2nd Chef

For Hannah, being part of Holroyd Howe provides her with the opportunity to make a real difference, and it’s the people and pupils she works with every day that make her smile.

Hannah Irvine

Sustainability & Environmental Manager

Melissa manages our London and Home Counties regions with her team, and enjoys knowing that everyone she works with genuinely cares about providing a brilliant service.

Melissa Rahaman

Operations Director

For Dan, Holroyd Howe’s special touch lies in its family ethos. After working with us for 16 years, he has truly honed his flair for creating wonderful new food concepts.

Dan Collier

Head of Food Development