Meet our senior leadership team

Claire Miles

Claire Miles

Chief Executive Officer

  • Joined Yell in October 2019
  • Previously held several Managing Director positions at Centrica
  • 14 years' experience in financial services
  • Claire is also a Non-Executive Director of Northgate PLC
Dr Barbara Zesik

Dr Barbara Zesik

Chief People Officer

  • Joined Yell in February 2020
  • An experienced HR and transformation leader across multiple industry sectors including IT, financial services, FMCG and education
  • She has particular expertise in cultural change and talent development
Debra Goodwin, Chief Customer Service Officer at Yell

Debra Goodwin

Chief Customer Service Officer

  • Joined Yell in January 2020
  • Previously held Operational and Commercial Director roles at Centrica
  • 25 years experience in telco, utilities and financial services industries
Fiona Marechal

Fiona Marechal

Chief Delivery Officer

  • Joined Yell in 1988
  • Responsible for Yell's customer experience framework & delivery of strategic programmes
  • Over 25 years experience in leading change programmes
Guarav Swarup

Gaurav Swarup

Chief Technology Officer

  • Joined Yell in 2006
  • Leading the delivery of digital platforms and next generation products
  • 18+ years of technology experience across a variety of senior roles

Karen Woolf

Field Sales Director

  • Joined Yell in 2010
  • Responsible for the evolution of Yell's field sales channel
  • Over 20 years' experience in sales leadership and driving digital innovation
Mark Clisby - Chief Marketing Officer

Mark Clisby

Chief Marketing Officer

  • Joined Yell in 2005
  • Commercially focussed remit, leading key transformation initiatives
  • Award-winning marketer, with expert knowledge of our business & marketplace
Mike Ainslie

Mike Ainslie

Chief Financial Officer

  • Joined Yell in February 2020
  • Early years of his career were spent at Ernst & Young and then at Bank One, where his last role was International CFO
  • He has had several COO and CFO roles in private equity-backed businesses including World-Check and Xafinity

Paul Manwaring

General Counsel

  • Joined Yell in 2009
  • Responsible for all legal, regulatory and risk for Yell
  • Experienced commercial lawyer with in-depth knowledge of the regulations applicable in our industry

Peter Brown

Telesales Director

  • Re-joined Yell in 2016
  • Responsible for Telesales revenue delivery
  • 20+ years of sales leadership experience across a number of industries

We make local digital marketing easy

Our aim is simple - to help your business thrive by saving you time and money. We do this through innovative advertising solutions that work together to deliver more leads and ultimately more customers.

Local knowledge

For over fifty years we've supported UK businesses across every industry and region - so we know what it takes for even the smallest local business to win big

Digital expertise

Our relationships with the leading players - including Google, Microsoft, Apple and Facebook - ensure our digital solutions are cutting-edge

Easy processes

Yell offers a fully managed one-stop solution for all your marketing needs. You can also manage your business on the go with our Yell for Business app

Call, chat or request a free callback to find out more about our products and services

Call us 0800 777 445

Mon - Thu 8:30am - 6:00pm
Fri 8:30am - 5:30pm


Live chat 


Request a call back

*required

Mon-Thu 8:30am-6:00pm

Fri 8:30am-5:30pm

Ready to chat 24/7

7 days a week

By submitting this form, you will be sharing your contact details with Yell Limited. We will call you in accordance with our privacy policy.