Key People


Simon Bell

Chief Executive

Over 30 years of food industry experience at companies including United Biscuits and New Covent Garden Soup Co.

Manish Mandavia

Manish Mandavia

Finance Director

Over 14 years of blue chip company finance experience in various sectors prior to joining Donatantonio in 2008

Belinda Harniman

Belinda Harniman

Operations General Manager

Over 18 years’ experience at Donatantonio managing our operations team, ensuring we have an excellent delivery record with all customers

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Narcis Balalau

Senior Procurement Manager

With over 15 years of experience in the manufacturing, foodservice and retail sectors, he brings both corporate and entrepreneurial supply chain management expertise.


Robert Edlin

Finance Manager

Responsible for day to day management of Donatantonio’s finances, for the company’s Health and Safety programme and for the Lupa House site.


Mohammed Rauf

Technical Manager

Longest serving member of the team with over 21 years’ service for the company. Responsible for auditing key suppliers and for managing the company’s on site lab.


Kate Millar

Technical General Manager

8 years experience working for the largest food retailer in the UK working across categories such as meat, dairy and ready meals. Responsible for the management of the technical team at Donatantonio and the suppliers that we work with

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Arnaud Kaziewicz

Food Development Manager

Vastly experienced and talented chef responsible for bringing our ingredients to life for our customers.


Andrea Riello

Category Manager

In charge of imports from the “Bel Paese”; a combination of passion, expertise and long term relationships with our partners are his key attributes