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Get to know us

Meet our Senior Leadership Team

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Adam Starkey

Founder | Owner​

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Adam founded the business 30 years ago with a grant from the Prince of Wales trust. Adam is a futurist speaker, and a factory process expert.​

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Mike Hanley

Managing Director

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Mike joined the business 5 years ago, and came from a corporate background, including CSM, ASDA & Premier Foods. Mike fosters a trust based empowered culture, centred around high performance, having aligned the business to a vision, mission and a refreshed strategy for growth.​

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Robin Bussey

Finance Director​

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Robin joined the business in March 2020 and worked with Mike to steer the business through the Pandemic, achieving a positive net profit & balance sheet movement every year. Robin is ex-GE and has PE experience.​

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Neil Humphries

Sales Director​

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Neil is our longstanding market facing lead, with relationships in the industry spanning two decades. Customer focused; Neil’s understanding of the specific markets & categories is unparalleled.​

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Caroline Barnes

Director of People
& Performance​

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Caroline has been with GG for 7 years, with a Mothercare background & has been instrumental in organisational design to meet the vision. Engagement consistently ranks at 90% and the business has been awarded Great Place to Work, Best for Women and Best for Well Being.​

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Hannah Troughton

Head of Supply Chain​

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Hannah recently joined from Princes Foods to build a supply chain to meet the aspirations of the company. She has managed our recent cold-store move and works to ensure OTIF and service levels are maintained in the challenging post-Brexit environment.

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Dom Pelling

Director of Innovation
& Sustainability​

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Dom has been with the business for 5 years with a passion for product development he has created concepts across all our channels with specific knowledge of foodservice and travel.

Dom also heads up sustainability and instrumental in gaining

B –Corp certification for the business.​


Making a difference to people and planet through food.


To be the best at food innovation, most responsive, most creative and most trusted

Committed to change

Green Gourmet has set the bar high with board objectives that are ambitious and game-changing.
Every day we ensure we align with these commitments, challenging the norm to deliver these important targets that not only improve the business but in turn help people and our planet.


Be a great place to work for our employees and reduce child food poverty by donating 2000kg of food to Fareshare, 250kg of food to local charities by June 2023, and supporting our customers to deliver breakfast clubs and holiday feeding programs.


Deliver net profit targets through our key channels of foodservice, travel and retail to fund people and planet objectives.



Become a sustainable business, certified by B-Corp. Remove plastic packaging from all our products by 2023 and work to reduce emissions across our business, offsetting all scope 1 and 2 emissions as a minimum.

Our B-Corp Journey

Becoming B-Corp

2020 shook the entire world up and we all reassessed what we were doing and why we were doing it.
For Green Gourmet it pushed our social and environmental impact right to the top of our priority list and the team were really inspired to do better in these areas.

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