People & Development Director
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.
A wealth of experience surrounds our senior leadership team, having been instrumental in the growth and development of Holroyd Howe. Not only does our founder, chief executive and directors have a genuine love of food, they also bring inspirational expertise and a drive to ensure that everyone at Holroyd Howe is immersed in our supportive, energetic and joyful culture.
From operations management to food development and everything in between, our regional support team is filled with real foodies with a drive to make a difference. Drawing on their collective expertise, this team is constantly looking for ways to refine how we best serve our schools, and play a pivotal role in the development of our health and safety, sustainability, and food development initiatives.
Regional Executive Chef
James’ fondest memory from his five years cooking up a storm in the Holroyd Howe kitchens include cooking for the Queen, Mary Berry and Rick Stein!
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.
Our on-location teams include our chefs, general managers and hospitality assistants, who support our schools directly within their own environments. They are our eyes and ears, working in the heart of each establishment to provide a service that’s tailor-made to our school’s individual needs. Welcoming and approachable, our on-location teams are always raring to go when to comes to making mealtimes exciting for the pupils we serve.
Our support office houses a real variety of specialities, all working together as one to provide Holroyd Howe with the very best in marketing, sustainability, nutrition and concept development. Here you’ll find our brand gurus, our food experts, and our sustainability specialists helping our schools and pupils to be at their best.