Diana Hunter

Former CEO of Conviviality

Diana Hunter is a leading c-suite executive in the high-quality food and drink retail and wholesale sectors with over 25 years’ experience.

She has worked with some of the UK’s most successful and best-known supermarket brands, such as Waitrose and Sainsbury’s Plc, before becoming Chief Executive Officer of Conviviality, the UK’s largest independent drinks wholesaler with revenues of over £1.6 bn.

More recently Diana has built on her Non Executive experience by taking up a number of Non-Executive Director roles with a range of businesses, imparting her years of business experience from the top of some of Britain’s best known brands.

Diana has mentored

Ethically Woven

Ethically Woven is a forum for sustainable fashion, food and beauty.

  • Ethically Woven
  • Rice Inc
  • Future Frontiers
  • Wonky Food Co
  • Feed Me Good
  • Creative Active Lives

Diana drew on her extensive experience across industries to give advice I couldn’t have gotten anywhere else. She understood exactly where we are in our journey and gave a realistic perspective on how we can grow to the next level.  

Noshua Watson, Managing Director, Ethically Woven

Diana has mentored

Rice Inc

Rice Inc is building the world’s first global social impact rice brand.

  • Ethically Woven
  • Rice Inc
  • Future Frontiers
  • Wonky Food Co
  • Feed Me Good
  • Creative Active Lives

Diana was extremely helpful to us during our session. She was able to hone in quickly on what we needed to do to ensure our brand could succeed in a competitive market including identifying quick wins and partnerships. Would definitely recommend other start-ups (especially in F&B) to speak with her!

Lincoln Lee, Co-Founder, Rice Inc

Diana has mentored

Future Frontiers

Future Frontiers exists to ensure young people from disadvantaged backgrounds fulfill their potential at school and when transitioning to education or training at age 16.

  • Ethically Woven
  • Rice Inc
  • Future Frontiers
  • Wonky Food Co
  • Feed Me Good
  • Creative Active Lives

Diana’s insight into how we can scale our business partnerships was invaluable. She provided welcome challenge and solid, practical advice for steps we can take to bring us closer to achieving our ambitious growth plans.

Fabia Crole, Head of Partnerships, Future Frontiers

Diana has mentored

Wonky Food Co

The Wonky Food Company make relishes from imperfect and surplus fruit and vegetables, helping to tackle the problem of food waste.

  • Ethically Woven
  • Rice Inc
  • Future Frontiers
  • Wonky Food Co
  • Feed Me Good
  • Creative Active Lives

I was amazed how much ground we were able to cover in an hour! Diana was excellent at helping me understand my priorities for the business and we talked through a clear operational plan to launch us on that journey from start-up to scale-up.  

Ashley Cavers, Co-Founder, Wonky Food Co

Diana has mentored

Feed Me Good

Feed Me Good provides bespoke health and wellbeing programmes to give people the tools needed to live happy, healthy, sustainable lives.

  • Ethically Woven
  • Rice Inc
  • Future Frontiers
  • Wonky Food Co
  • Feed Me Good
  • Creative Active Lives

What an incredible experience! Diana is amazing. Her professionalism and emotional intelligence is very impressive and I see why she is a highly valued and successful woman. She really listened to me and shared her advice which I will take on board and implement.  

Nureen Glaves, Founder, Feed Me Good

Diana has mentored

Creative Active Lives

We deliver creative, digital and physical activities to reduce social isolation, improve confidence, skills, mental and physical health.

  • Ethically Woven
  • Rice Inc
  • Future Frontiers
  • Wonky Food Co
  • Feed Me Good
  • Creative Active Lives

Diana brought invaluable insight into board development to facilitate growth and marketing to increase our reach nationally. Her expertise in business development was ideally positioned to help with the challenges that my company is facing as we face a period of growth.  

Rachel Conlisk, Founder, Creative Active Lives

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