I am a Chartered Insurance Practitioner with 30 years plus experience in Commercial/Corporate Risk Management & Insurance Broking. Specialist interest in both UK and International Technology/Telecommunications, and Life Science sectors. A founding Director of Halkett Associates, then acquired by Oval in 2004, where I continued to lead the client service team, before being promoted to Managing Director of the Coventry office in 2009. The business was acquired by Arthur J Gallagher in April 2014, and I supported smooth transition. Arthur J Gallagher are one of the world’s largest insurance brokerage and risk management services and the first insurance brokerage to be recognised by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. I moved to Chairman in January 2015, but still retaining both client service and service team responsibilities. Away from the office I am an active Chairman of Friendship Project, a small local Warwickshire charity for disadvantaged children. Keen rugby and local cricket supporter, including baking and providing cricket club teas.