Richard Smith


Personal Bio

Richard is a seasoned leader with over 25 years of invaluable experience in blue chip organisations. Holding pivotal roles at esteemed establishments such as Dartmoor Brewery,  Greene King PLC, Punch Taverns and Carlsberg , where he has consistently delivered exceptional results.

As a senior leader, Richard has had the responsibility of driving profitability and ensuring the success through investment and acquisition trails. Managing large growing departments Richard  cultivates a strong organisational culture that promotes collaboration, innovation, and a relentless pursuit of excellence.

Richards experience extends beyond day-to-day operations, as he plays a vital role in financial monitoring and analysis, guiding strategic decision-making and driving sustainable growth. Building and nuturing strong brands, preparing them for successful market entry and eventual exit. With an unwavering dedication to achieving results, richard is a forward-thinking leader who thrives on challenges and continuously seeks new opportunities to make a lasting impact in the brewing industry.

  • Visionary leadership.
  • Ability to motivate a workforce.
  • Effective management and delegation.
  • Communication and negotiation.
  • PR and presentation skills
  • Understanding of a multi-faceted business operation.
  • Strong financial acumen.
  • Planning and forecasting.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Communication, decision making, leadership.
  • Analysis and use of information.
  • Worked to help artisan consultants to develop food businesses and producers across Cornwall.