Richard Yarnell


Following a varied career path, from teaching and financial services, into management accounts and qualification as a CIMA accountant, Richard Yarnell finally landed on his vocation at Mitchells and Butlers and was able to turn a lifelong personal passion for beer & pubs into a full time career. Richard joined Mitchells & Butlers in their Finance team in 2006, progressing quickly through roles in the Finance and Commercial departments before a drinks team restructure created the role of Category Manager for Beer & Cider. An enthusiastic home brewer, Richard works with each of Mitchells & Butlers retail brands on all aspects of beer & cider strategy, from permanent ranges to festivals, craft beer to big brand activations, training & education to beer & food matching.