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Board of Directors
P Druckman

Paul Druckman

Chairman

020 8329 4900

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Group Chairman since 2005, Paul brings CLEAR a wealth of management and entrepreneurial experience. Paul is well known and respected in business and in the accounting profession worldwide following an entrepreneurial career in the software industry, Formerly a Director of the UK Financial Reporting Council; member of the City Takeover Panel; and President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Paul is Chief Executive Officer of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC).

Brent Escott

Brent Escott

Non Executive Director

020 8329 4900

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Brent joined CLEAR as Non Executive Director in 2011 to assist with our growth plans and keep us on the straight and narrow. Brent has held a number of senior roles in the insurance industry including, Managing Director of Capita's General Insurance Division and Managing Director of the UK Division for Brit Insurance Holdings. Brent is currently Group CEO of CPP, which amongst other things, keeps him at the forefront of the evolving regulatory landscape. With over 25 years experience as MD or CEO across a range of industries he is a great asset to us. Married with 3 children Brent lives on the South Coast and tries to indulge in sailing and skiing whenever he can (ie hardly at all!)

Daniel Innes

Daniel Innes

Director

020 7280 3471

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Dan has been with CLEAR since 2001 and was promoted to the Board in 2013 where he is now responsible for our Commercial Teams. Dan still retains a large client book and is a real specialist in Professional Indemnity & Directors & Officers Liability. Daniel's long term passion for snowboarding and red wine are now long forgotten now that he is a family man.

Howard Lickens

Howard Lickens

CEO

020 8329 4903

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Howard has been running financial services businesses since the 1980s. After leaving a City firm in 2001 to start CLEAR he is now responsible for the Group's overall strategy and direction. Despite his many years in broking Howard remains committed to keeping CLEAR at the forefront of independent brokers and to keep our informal, approachable style. A keen sports fan and cook whenever he can find the time. Howard is also Chair of the South East Region of Brokerbility.

Chris Moir

Chris Moir

Head of Finance and Company Secretary

020 8329 4913

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An experienced Chartered Accountant who joined CLEAR in 2005 following many years in the construction industry. Chris oversees Group financial control and planning, and supports business development initiatives. A keen tennis player and occasionally reasonable golfer.

Gary O'Donnell

Gary O'Donnell

Deputy CEO

020 8329 4902

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Gary is a founding Director of CLEAR Insurance Management Ltd and now Deputy CEO. In addition to integrating the businesses we acquire, Gary has the thankless role of taking responsibility for HR and Compliance and has been fundamental to the CLEAR's development since 2001. Gary enjoys theatre, the arts and fine food whenever possible.

Barry Packham

Barry Packham

Operations Director

020 8329 4928

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Barry is a Director of CLEAR Insurance Management with many years experience, both at CLEAR and on the other side of the fence with Commercial Union. He has responsibility for Operations, IT, Claims and Private Clients. Barry is a secret Chelsea supporter, keen golfer and enjoys the occasional skiing holiday.

Accounts Team
Wendy Alden

Wendy Alden

Financial Controller

020 8329 4915

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Part of the original CLEAR team from 2001 Wendy has been cooking our books for years, running our ledgers and payroll. A keen horsewoman, Wendy rides whenever she can.

Robert Gellard

Robert Gellard

Broking Ledger Manager

020 8329 4935

Robert joined CLEAR in 2014 as Broking Ledger Supervisor. He has a strong background in broking and accounting systems and is also holds a CIMA qualification in Business Accounting. Robert loves city breaks and has already managed to fit in Brugge this year. He enjoys sport, keeping fit with gym and running, and is a big fan of Chelsea football team.

Irena Hickman

Irena Hickman

Broking Ledger Controller

020 8329 4947

Irena joined us in 2015 having worked in accounting across various industries. She holds a CIMA diploma and is currently studying towards the full qualification. Her interests include travel, reading, music and fitness.

Malcolm Maclellan

Malcolm Maclellan

Broking Ledger Controller

020 7280 3486

Malcolm joined CLEAR in 2013 via the acquisition of Steveni Kessler, where he had been working for 2 years having joined them as an Accountant responsible for Corporate Accounts. Malcolm brings with him a wealth of knowledge, having entered the Insurance field in 1985 and also having worked in a variety of Accounting roles in City firms since then. Malcolm has a number of interests including; his Allotment, Sea Angling and Scottish Country Dancing.

Chris Moir

Chris Moir

Head of Finance and Company Secretary

020 8329 4913

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An experienced Chartered Accountant who joined CLEAR in 2005 following many years in the construction industry. Chris oversees Group financial control and planning, and supports business development initiatives. A keen tennis player and occasionally reasonable golfer.

Andrew Poynter

Andrew Poynter

Finance Manager

020 8329 4934

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Andrew joined CLEAR in 2011, having worked in Finance since he gained his degree in economics in 2005. He is armed with experience in audit,retail and the service sector which will assist us with implementing new initiatives. Andrew enjoys travelling and has an interest in sports including football, rugby, skiing and Formula 1. He can make a mean steak too!

Shannon Thompson

Shannon Thompson

Purchase Ledger Controller

020 8329 4942

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Having joined CLEAR in February 2012 in her first role from school, Shannon has become a valued member of our Accounts Team, becoming our Purchase ledger Controller while successfully completing her diploma in 2017. Shannon loves socialising, music and fashion.

Jim Wright

James Wright

Broking Ledger Controller

020 8329 4925

James joined CLEAR in 2006 following our acquisition of Burgess Potter forming part of the Accounts team, ensuring that our insurers are paid on time and our clients are on cover. James enjoys Classical music and likes wearing fashion labels.

Bhavik Pandya

Broking Ledger Controller

020 8329 4948

Bhavik joined us from Kerry London Ltd in 2016, having worked in the insurance industry for over 7 years. His interests include Football, Formula 1 and Cricket. He supports Manchester United and also is a lover of cars and speed. His dream is to one day experience driving a Ferrari. 

Claims Team
Serena Beck

Serena Beck

Apprentice Account Handler

020 7280 3470

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Serena joined CLEAR in 2017, having graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a degree in Business and Marketing Management. She previously carried out an internship at Compliance Recruitment Solutions and work experience at Acappella Syndicates. Her hobbies include skiing, squash, cooking and travelling.

Ryan Fuller

Ryan Fuller

Claims Handler

020 8329 4968

Ryan joined CLEAR in 2016 from Amlin, where he was a Motor Claims Handler for 7 years. His interests include watching/playing most sports as well as spending time with Family/Friends and days out with his young son.

Lisa Hilton

Lisa Hilton

Claims Executive

020 8329 4939

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With years of experience as a claims technician and negotiator, Lisa is dedicated to making sure that our clients get the best claims service we can give them. She is particularly strong in property claims.

Andrew Marchington

Andrew Marchington

Claims Manager

020 8329 4922

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Andrew joined CLEAR in 2016 with 5 years' experience in the insurance industry, having initially worked with commercial claims before moving on to handling public liability claims exclusively for Thames Water. During this time, Andrew achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. Prior to this, Andrew worked as a civil engineer in the Water Industry. When Andrew isn't thinking about sewers or insurance, he enjoys listening to most forms of music (with a particular interest in opera) and going to the cinema/theatre. He is married, with cats instead of children.

Tracey Price

Tracey Price

Claims Handler

020 8329 4931

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Tracey worked for a local broker for five years before joining CLEAR in 2002. Having worked in the Commercial Team she subsequently joined the Claims Department. She has also achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. Her interests include travelling, listening to music and going to the gym. Tracey got married in November 2009.

Akmal Shafi

Akmal Shafi

Claims Executive

020 8329 4926

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Shaf joined CLEAR Insurance in April 2008 having worked for two major insurers over the last 20 years. He also has extensive experience in dealing with property claims and various other commercial and residential claims.

Andra Smith

Andra Smith

Claims Executive

020 8329 4933

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Andra joined us in 2013, bringing with her over 20 years of experience dealing with insurance claims, at Broker and Insurer level. She has worked on a variety of Personal and Commercial lines and spent the last 5 years 'in house' as Insurance and Claims Manager at a large contract services company. Andra is an avid reader and also enjoys travelling. She enjoys socialising and has a passion for dance music-which comes in very handy as her husband is a DJ.

Commercial City Team
Claire Atkinson

Claire Atkinson

Employee Benefits Consultant

020 7280 3463

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Claire joined CLEAR in 2016 having previously worked in the Group Risk departments for Hewitt and Aon, before moving to Singapore to work for Lockton predominantly in PMI. She enjoys adventure, having travelled the world extensively, and sport. Although now an ex-hockey player, she devotes her time to golf, tennis, fitness and is not adverse to a game of pool.

Vicky Bates

Vicky Bates

Account Handler

020 7280 3475

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Vicky joined CLEAR in 2011, having worked for nearly five years personal lines. She has achieved the CII Insurance diploma. Vicky loves socialising and going to the gym.

Lianne Bayne

Lianne Bayne

Legal Indemnities Broker

020 8329 4963

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Lianne has been working in the commercial team since January 2008. She deals with small business policies aswell as sourcing legal indemnity insurance policies for Solicitors. Lianne has achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. A popular member of the team, Lianne loves sports and socialising.

Tracey Beard

Tracey Beard

Account Handler

020 8329 4975

Before joining CLEAR in 2015, Tracey worked for Emson Corporate Services for 3 years. She enjoys spending time with her family, going to the theatre and travelling.

Geoff Beaver

Geoff Beaver

Director

020 7280 3483

Geoff joined CLEAR in 2015, having worked in insurance for 40 years plus. He has had an interesting career- spending 17 years working for various London based brokers in hotter climes: Botswana, The Oman and then elsewhere in the Middle East. Geoff loves to spend time with his family, play golf, ski and watch rugby and football- supporting Northampton Saints and Liverpool FC.

Jen Beech

Jen Beech

Senior Account Handler

020 8329 4910

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Jen has worked in insurance for 8 years, starting off in personal lines and progressing to commercial insurance broking. Her hobbies are socialising, running and seeing live music.

Sam Cheshire

Sam Cheshire

Assistant Consultant, Employee Benefits

020 8329 4932

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Sam joined CLEAR in 2016. He graduated in 2015 from the University of East Anglia with a degree in Economics and International Development. Since then, Sam has been working in Sales and is looking to train and progress within the insurance sector. Sam enjoys football and socialising.

Jessica Cook

Jessica Cook

Assistant Legal Indemnities Broker

020 8329 4912

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Jessica joined CLEAR in 2017 as a Legal Indemnity Assistant. Jessica is a Graduate of the University of Chester having achieved a 1st Class Hons degree in History. Jessica has previously carried out work experience at CLEAR, along with the Merton Chamber of Commerce and Love Wimbledon. Her claim to fame is being a ball girl at the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Wimbledon Championships as well as the London 2012 Olympics. She loves travelling, reading, socializing, playing sport and watching F1.

Michael Cooke

Michael Cooke

Employee Benefits Director

020 8329 4904

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Mike has worked in financial services throughout his career and has specialised in the healthcare sector since 1988. While he has held senior marketing appointments with well known insurers he gains most satisfaction from using his experience to help clients find really effective healthcare solutions for their business and In recent years has concentrated on client facing roles. A legend on the golf course (at least in his own mind!) Mike also enjoys cooking, skiing and music.

Lidia Corsini

Lidia Corsini

Account Handler

020 7280 3481

Lidia joined CLEAR following our acquisition of Steveni Kessler, where she had worked as an Audio Secretary since 2003. Prior to this, Lidia was Secretary to the MD and FD of a Paper Manufacturing Company in North London for 16 years. Lidia is now an Account Handler in the Commercial City Team and has achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. Lidia enjoys going to the gym and doing Zumba. She also loves going to the Theatre and socialising with friends and family.

Lawrence Court

Lawrence Court

Account Handler

020 7280 3482

Lawrence worked for Steveni Kessler, who were acquired by CLEAR, for 12 years. Prior to this Lawrence had worked for MPIB before Steveni Kessler acquired the company. Lawrence is a specialist in Scout and Fleet Insurance but can turn his hand to most classes of insurance. He has achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance.

Peter Crouch

Peter Crouch

Consultant

0207 280 3476

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Peter has been in insurance for the past 40 years both in broking and the company market. For the last 20 years Peter had been running his own general brokerage (Mchale Heaney City Ltd )specializing in designing schemes for large user groups, until they became part of CLEAR following an acquisition in May 2011. His main sport is sailing and he sailed around the world in his very own 45ft sailing yacht with his wife and daughter in 2007.

Johnathan Crouch

Johnathan Crouch

Senior Account Handler

0207 280 3457

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Johnathan joined our City Commercial team in 2013 after working in our schemes department for 5 years. Johnathan enjoys playing golf, watching rugby and socialising. He has also achieved the CII Diploma in Insurance.

 
Graham Davies

Graham Davies

Account Director

020 8329 4970

Graham joined CLEAR as part of our acquisition of Emson. He had joined Emson in 1974 and became a Director in 1979.

Deniz Djemal

Deniz Djemal

Account Handler

020 8329 4976

Deniz joined CLEAR in 2015 having worked at Emson for 3 years. Deniz has attained the CII Certificate in Insurance and handles many classes of commercial business ranging in client sizes. In his spare time he enjoys socialising with friends and playing sports.

Andrew Foster

Andrew Foster

Account Director

020 7280 3468

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Andrew has over 30 years broking experience, his career spent entirely in the City. Over the years he has gained a wealth of knowledge managing both corporate and private clients and enjoys the challenge of placing the more complex risks. Away from work Andrew likes to escape to his holiday homes in Suffolk and France.

Matthew Harvey

Matthew Harvey

Senior Account Executive

020 7280 3495

Matt joined CLEAR in 2016, having worked in the insurance industry since 1996 when he started at Lowndes Lambert (now Gallaghers) before moving on to Miller Insurance Services LLP after 5 years. Matt then worked at Miller for 16 years before moving to CLEAR. Matt specialises in Professional Lines business such as Professional Indemnity and Directors and Officers.

Tracy Holding

Operations Manager

020 7280 3477

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Tracy joined CLEAR in 2011. Tracy is an integral member of the team, being the Office Manager for the London branch and also the Director of Marketline Insurance Services Limited with whom CLEAR are strongly associated. She has achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. Tracy is a sociable member of the team and likes to keep up with the football, in particular to follow Arsenal.

 
Sharon Innalls

Sharon Innalls

Operations Manager

020 8329 4974

Sharon joined CLEAR as part of our acquisition of Emson where she had previously worked for 32 years, and her role was Associate Director/Commercial Team Manager. During this time, Sharon achieved the CII Diploma in Insurance. In her free time she enjoys playing netball and spending time with family and friends.

Daniel Innes

Daniel Innes

Director

020 7280 3471

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Dan has been with CLEAR since 2001 and was promoted to the Board in 2013 where he is now responsible for our Commercial Teams. Dan still retains a large client book and is a real specialist in Professional Indemnity & Directors & Officers Liability. Daniel's long term passion for snowboarding and red wine are now long forgotten now that he is a family man.

Peter Kessler

Peter Kessler

Account Director

020 7280 3484

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Peter was the Managing Director of Steveni Kessler for 30 years, before they became part of CLEAR in 2013. Prior to this, Peter was a Loss Prevention Engineer. He brings with him wealth of knowledge, having achieved a B.sc. in Industrial Chemistry, an Advanced Diploma in Insurance and a Financial Planning Certificate. Peter's interests are many and varied including skiing, running and golf.

Khayyam Khan

Khayyam Khan

Senior Account Handler

020 8329 4905

Khayyam has been a very popular and valued member of the team ever since CLEAR started in 2001. He is responsible for a wide range of commercial accounts, particularly property clients. Khayyam is a keen cricketer and sports enthusiast which reflects his team spirit, and has a particular fondness for travelling having trekked across South America. Khayyam has achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance.

Dean Lawrance

Dean Lawrance

Account Executive

020 7280 3473

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Dean joined CLEAR in 2006, having worked for the previous 13 years in a small city brokerage. He currently runs his own book of business of general commercial accounts, ranging from technology risks to manufacturing. He assures us that supporting Spurs is not yet a crime.

Nisa Leach

Nisa Leach

Legal Indemnities Broker

020 8329 4940

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Nisa joined CLEAR in 2013 as an apprentice specialising in Legal Indemnities. Having quickly ascertained her Cert CII she now services the needs of many of the top 100 law firms and is an invaluable part of the Professional team. Nisa’s interests include travelling, networking and Communications Technology.

 
Paul Lloyd

Paul Lloyd

Account Executive

020 7280 3487

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Paul joined CLEAR in 2014, bringing with him 25 years experience in Commercial and Corporate insurance. He has broad knowledge of a variety of sectors, including Construction, Property, Technology and Financial Institutions. Paul is keen on travelling, cinema, reading and red wine. He is also a sports fan, following West Ham and regularly visiting the Oval.

Nick Mace

Nick Mace

Commercial Risks Director

020 8329 4964

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Nick joined CLEAR in 2004. He previously worked as Underwriting Manager at a City broker and was a Commercial Team Manager at AXA. He is heavily involved in the professional community. Nick enjoys travelling and is a keen snowboarder.

Marina Marley

Marina Marley

Account Handler

020 8329 4988

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Marina joined CLEAR in 2015 from Jelf before which she had worked in the insurance industry for over 7 years servicing charities, commercial and global clients. Outside work time (which is very little) she enjoys meeting with friends (over a cocktail or two) and keeping her daughter entertained. Marina has attained the CII Advanced Diploma in Insurance.

Garry Miles

Garry Miles

Operations Manager

0208 329 4929

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Garry joined CLEAR in 2016 as Operations Manager with over 28 years experience in Insurance Broking. Garry has previously worked for Swinton Insurance, Budget Insurance and Bennetts Insurance. He is married with 4 children and is Lead Coach at Brighton RFC looking after the U15's.

Laura Miller

Laura Miller

Trainee Account Handler

020 8329 4987

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Laura joined CLEAR on our apprentice scheme straight from finishing her A Levels and enjoys travelling, cooking and socialising with her friends.

Robert Mitchell

Robert Mitchell

Senior Account Handler

020 7280 3474

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Rob joined CLEAR in 2011. He brings a vast amount of experience with him along with his CII Diploma in Insurance. Rob has a keen interest in many sports and in particular Cricket and Rugby, playing both for local clubs.

Stephen Noakes

Stephen Noakes

Account Executive

020 7280 3467

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Stephen joined CLEAR in 2015 having worked in insurance for over 20 years. In terms hobbies he occasionally plays rugby all the way up in Warrington (240 miles away in Cheshire) and has done so for twenty odd years. He tries to go up a couple of times a year as he is godfather to several children in the area. He is a family man and has three daughters. He plays golf badly and being an ex-plumber, his wife keeps him busy with endless jobs around the house.

Denis Norgan

Denis Norgan

Consultant

020 8329 4950

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After over 40 years broking, Denis is finally learning how to take life a little easier, albeit much of his spare time goes into beating his friends at tennis and generally keeping fit. He also retains a keen interest in his former clients and continues to represent CLEAR in the local business community.

Barry Packham

Barry Packham

Operations Director

020 8329 4928

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Barry is a Director of CLEAR Insurance Management with many years experience both at CLEAR and on the other side of the fence with Commercial Union. Apart from managing his own portfolio of clients he has responsibility for Operations and IT. Barry is a secret Chelsea supporter and keen cyclist.

Andrew Padgham

Andy Padgham

Schemes Manager

020 7280 3456

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Andy joined Clear as our Schemes Manager in April 2015, having worked in the insurance industry for over 25 years. Andy has attained the CII Certificate in Insurance. He has an interest in modern history and architecture, as well as athletics.

Stephen Potter

Stephen Potter

Director

020 8329 4901

Stephen joined CLEAR in 2006 as a Director, having successfully merged his own business, Burgess Potter, which he established in 1981, into the CLEAR Group. He has over 30 years' general insurance experience both in the UK & abroad and is passionate to ensure his clients get the very best service they can. Steve can still teach the younger guys a few tricks.

Christopher Rintari

Christopher Rintari

Account Executive

0207 280 3459

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Christopher joined CLEAR in 2017, with 15 years of experience in the Insurance Industry. He specialises in all aspects of Financial Lines business including Medical Malpractice with a speciality in Construction related business. He has also had experience dealing with Reinsurance business emanating from East Africa. In his spare time, Christopher enjoys socialising.

Dawn Robinson

Dawn Robinson

Senior Account Handler

0208 329 4945

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Dawn joined CLEAR in 2002 and has a great number of years of experience in the insurance industry having worked with clients in all the major classes of insurance including marine, hauliers, carehomes/charities, property etc. Dawn has attained the CII Certificate in Insurance and is currently working towards her Diploma.

Stewart Ruffles

Stewart Ruffles

Account Director

020 7280 3479

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Stewart joined CLEAR in 2016 with over fifteen years experience within the professional indemnity insurance sector. Stewart specialises in UK/European Professional Indemnity Insurance placements and also places cyber, crime, directors & officers and advertising agents indemnity. He predominately places UK/Europe professional indemnity insurances into Lloyd's and company markets with experience of US domiciled business. Stewart manages a diverse renewal book which include accountants, Lloyd's brokers, surveyors, media, architects, P&I clubs, trust managers, engineers, mortgage brokers, solicitors and other advisory professions. 

Paul Russell

Paul Russell

Account Director

020 7280 3469

 

Paul joined CLEAR in July 2010 after working in the insurance sector for 35 years, most recently at a City Lloyd's broker. He has advised a huge range of clients across many sectors from property managers and hauliers to independent schools to name a few. A keen sports fan and Wasps supporter he calls himself a walker but secretly prefers the pub he ends up at rather than the walking itself!

Nick Skipper

Nick Skipper

Account Director

020 8329 4983

 

Nick has over twenty years’ experience within employee benefits and has extensive knowledge of risk and healthcare programmes. Nick has worked for Willis Towers Watson, Mercer Marsh and Bluefin and prior to embracing consultancy work also worked for group risk insurers. One of Nick's specialisms is key person protection which led to him appearing on CNBC's breakfast tv show, Squawk Box to talk about the virtues of businesses arranging such cover.

Outside of work Nick watches and engages all sports particularly rugby, golf and cricket. He and his family enjoy travelling and eating out. Nick enjoys nothing more than spending time with his family and trying to keep up with his young daughter!

Nick Smallcorn

Nick Smallcorn

Account Director

020 8329 4980

Nick previously worked for Emson Corporate Services PLC (1995-2015) and was a Director. He attended Durham University (read History & Economics) and previously worked for Ernst & Young. His hobbies include playing the drums and horology.

Brian Smallcorn

Brian Smallcorn

Consultant

020 8329 4972

Brian joined CLEAR in 2015 as part of our acquisition of Emson. He had been at Emson since 1968 and became a Director there in 1973.

Andrew Swift

Andrew Swift

Senior Account Handler

020 8329 4906

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An experienced Account Handler, Andy advises on a wide range of Commercial Insurances, particularly Construction Risks and Fleets. We just about forgive him for supporting Liverpool.

Alison Thistle

Alison Thistle

Senior Account Handler

020 8329 4936

Alison is one of our most experienced Handlers with experience in all classes of commercial insurance. She has also achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. A very busy mum of twin boys, Alison enjoys travelling and cooking.

Sean Tidey

Sean Tidey

Claims Handler

020 8329 4924

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Sean joined CLEAR in 2015 after 4 years in commercial property claims handling with Aviva and in a similar role with Amber Insurance. He has moved from claims into the account handling role to expand his skill set and knowledge of the insurance market. Sean has achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. He has a range of interests such as football (a keen Arsenal supporter), golf, and socialising.

Ryan Weekes

Ryan Weekes

Senior Account Handler

020 8329 4977

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Ryan joined CLEAR in 2016 having worked in both Broking and Underwriting in London for the past ten years. He is a graduate of the University of Birmingham with a degree in Political Science and has achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. His hobbies include travelling the world, sport and film.

Compliance and HR Team
Bruce Fertnig

Bruce Fertnig

Training Consultant

020 7280 3486

Bruce joined CLEAR in 2017 having been engaged in the insurance industry for nearly 45 years. Most of his career has been spent at Allianz (36 years), and he was Regional Manager in the South East for the last 10 years of his time there. Subsequent to this, he established the Marsh ProBroker network before becoming Sales & Marketing Director for COBRA. After leaving COBRA he established a consultancy business, primarily to undertake projects for large insurance brokers. His hobbies include golf, jazz saxophone and he is also a Chelsea FC season ticket holder.

Paul Hicks

Paul Hicks

Compliance Officer and Associate Director

020 8329 4973

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Paul joined CLEAR with his team 2009. He is now an Associate Director and looks after compliance issues. He enjoys most sports, but in particular snowboarding and motor bikes. Travelling is another passion, with a soft spot for France where he also lives.

Lara O'Loughlin

Lara O'Loughlin

Compliance Manager

020 8329 4957

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Lara joined Clear in 2016 from a growing regulatory consultancy based in Croydon. She had almost six years' experience working in a diverse range of Financial Services firms with a focus on the Insurance industry. Lara is an avid baker, a big 'foodie' and also enjoys theatre and travelling.

Amanda Pitchford

Amanda Pitchford

HR Manager

020 8329 4930

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Amanda joined CLEAR in 2016 as HR Manager, having worked within the Insurance Industry for the past 10 years. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and participating in events to raise money for charities.

Chris Powell

Chris Powell

Compliance and Risks Director

020 8329 4941

Chris joined CLEAR in 2014 with 20 years of experience in Financial Services, including as Head of Compliance at his previous employer. Chris splits his free time between his family (he has a wife and two daughters) and watching a variety of sports.

Michelle Shipman

Michelle Shipman

Office Administrator

020 8329 4921

Michelle joined CLEAR in 2011. Michelle originally worked as the company receptionist and is now the office administrator. She enjoys listening to music, going to the gym and jogging.

Kerry Thompson

Kerry Thompson

HR, Events & Facilities Adviser

020 8329 4938

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Kerry is one of the founding members of the CLEAR and works alongside Chris Powell and Paul Hicks. She carries out all our HR functions. Kerry's giggle is perhaps the most infectious in all the office and despite being given all manner of problems to sort out she is always smiling!

Cranleigh Team (including Arborplan)
Fran Foster

Fran Foster

Account Executive

01483 204343

 

Fran joined CLEAR in 2014, have worked in the Insurance industry for over 20 years, with experience of both handling insurances aswell as claims. Fran lives on a smallholding and keeps a few sheep & chicken. She is also a Scout leader and a trained Air Rifle and Archery Instructor. Like all of us, Fran enjoys her holidays and is also a keen skier.

Danny Haynes

Danny Haynes

Operations Manager

01483 204347

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Danny joined CLEAR in 2009; he has worked in the insurance sector for the last 15 years first as an Underwriter dealing with large Property Owner portfolios for a major UK insurer. He crossed over to the broking sector in 2001 as an Account Handler at a National Broker progressing to Account Executive. Before joining CLEAR, Danny spent 2 years working for an independent broker in the City of London. Danny has a wife and two children who he says keep him busy and out of trouble (sometimes!). His interests include Golf and going to the gym (sometimes!).

Jan Kesek

Jan Kesek

Regional Director

01483 204352

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Jan joined Richard Bryant to form Bryant Kesek in April 1985, which became part of CLEAR in 2011. He enjoys a variety of sports particularly squash, tennis and golf. Jan loves leisure sailing and socialising (with the occasional glass of wine in hand)

Hannah Laker

Hannah Laker

Senior Account Handler

01483 204355

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Hannah worked for a South London broker for four years before joining CLEAR in 2008. She now looks after a book of existing business and has achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. Hannah enjoys married life and is a keen cook. Her interests also include playing hockey and netball, festivals and live bands.

James Lockwood

James Lockwood

Account Handler

01483 204353

James joined CLEAR in 2014 with experience in Broking and Travel Claims. James likes to socialise and spends a lot of the time with friends or down the gym where he trains in boxing and kick boxing.

Paul McGinley

Paul McGinley

Senior Account Handler

01483 204 349

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Paul joined the Commercial team at CLEAR in July 2009 having gained many years experience in this field . Paul has also achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. A keen golfer although his handicap has yet to be challenged!

Andrew Moses

Andrew Moses

Broking Director

020 8329 4920

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Broking Director since 2006, Andy is responsible for developing the way we work with insurers with whom he has built some very close relationships - a role he takes so seriously he married one senior underwriter! A highly experienced Senior Account Executive, Andy advises on a wide range of Commercial Insurances, particularly Construction Risks and Catering.

Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts

Account Executive

01483 204341

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Paul joined CLEAR in November 2007 from a large city brokerage, bringing expertise in construction and motor trade risks. He has previously worked in New Zealand and South Africa and his interests include motor racing and mountain biking. Just don't mention it when South Africans beat England at sport or wine.

Martin Robinson

Account Executive

01483 204345

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Martin joined CLEAR in 2017 with over 30 years general commercial insurance experience. Martin enjoys dealing with all classed of business, from small liability policies to large global organisations. In his spare time, Martin enjoys playing snooker and golf (generally badly) and is an avid fan of Formula One. Martin's weekends generally consist of finding the next adventure for his young daughter.

Cameron Ross

Cameron Ross

Account Executive

01483 204344

 

Cameron is a new and welcome member of the Cranleigh team, bringing with him 12 years experience as an Account Executive dealing with a wide range of insurances. Cameron's main passion is golf (currently playing off 6 handicap) and is a member of West Surrey Golf Club. He also loves his holidays and has recently rekindled his love for skiing. Cameron is a fan of sport but always finds time for a glass or two of wine!

Gary Thomas

Gary Thomas

Senior Account Handler

01483 204346

Gary joined CLEAR in 2014, with 10 years experience dealing with personal and commercial insurances. Gary has also achieved the CII Certificate of Insurance. He is a keen football player and supports Tottenham Hotspur. Gary likes socialising and spending time with his 6 year old son Oliver

Catherine Williams

Catherine Williams

Account Handler

01483 204354

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Catherine joined CLEAR in 2015 having worked in broking for 4 years and has also achieved her Cert CII. Outside of work she is a Chelsea season ticket holder. She also enjoys going on holiday and socialising.

Sandra Wright

Sandra Wright

Commercial Account Handler

01483 204348

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Sandra joined BKP in April 1996 and joined CLEAR following our acquisition. She was a personal lines broker before moving to commercial broking in 2001, where she has concentrated on the Arborplan Scheme. Sandra likes nothing better than spending time with her family which includes 6 grandchildren and maintains that the reason she is still working is so that she can spoil them! Sandra is a committee member of the London and Surrey Mini Owners Club and enjoys holidays in the sun and also skiing.

IT and Projects Team
Mike Anderson

Mike Anderson

IT Manager

020 8329 4907

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Previously a consultant to CLEAR, Mike took over the role of IT Manager in August 2006 and is responsible both for developing IT strategy and for making sure our technology actually works.

Anthony Ferguson

Anthony Ferguson

Group Projects Manager

020 7280 3478

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Anthony joined CLEAR in December 2012 as IT Projects Manager bringing with him over 15 years' experience of IT Operations, Infrastructure and Management. In October 2014, he moved into a new role as Group Projects Manager and now has overall responsibility for all projects undertaken at CLEAR. When not engrossed in successfully delivering projects, he loves to play Football or Tennis and occasionally escapes for some Skiing.

Andy King

Andy King

IT Network Administrator

020 8329 4950

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Andy joined CLEAR in 2015 with many years of experience in IT and networks and having gained numerous qualifications in IT. Andy has taken over the responsibility of maintaining and developing our IT Networks, integrating our acquisition sites and servicing our local offices. He has a keen interest in music and plays the guitar, occasionally writing the odd piece of music. He is also a fan of action and sci-fi films.

Leamington Spa Team
Colin Bruchez

Colin Bruchez

Sales Director

01926 466930

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Colin has over 20 years Commercial Insurance experience in broking and underwriting. He has responsibility for managing new business sales and marketing at Leamington and looking after a book of existing commercial clients. Outside of work, he enjoys foreign travel, cycling, skiing, watching football (a keen Liverpool supporter) and spending time with family and friends.

Beverley Buckley

Beverley Buckley

Account Handler

01926 466917

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Beverley joined CLEAR as a Commercial Account Handler in 2011 having previously worked for 2 other brokers over a 30 year period involved with all aspects of Commercial Broking and Claims Handling. When not at work she enjoy going on long walks her dog Zak, spending time with my family and very slowly learning Spanish.

Gill Dockerty

Gill Dockerty

Account Handler

01926 466924

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Gill has worked in the Insurance industry for over 30 years. Her role is Small Business Account Handler. She enjoy walking her dog, family "get togethers" and holidays in the sun.

Joshua Gough

Joshua Gough

Account Handler

01926 466923

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Joshua joined CLEAR in 2016, having worked in the Insurance Industry as a Commercial Account Handler across all classes of business for 3 years. During this time, he attained the CII Certificate in Insurance. Outside of the office, Joshua spends his time following and playing football as well as pushing his physical limits either by running or in the gym.

Justin Gould

Justin Gould

Sales Account Executive

01926 466922

 

Justin has specialised in Vending & Water- Operators, Wholesalers and Manufacturers for the past 12 years. He has dealt with a variety of businesses, from sole traders to plc size operations, working with major trade associations as well as franchised businesses. Justin is married with 2 children and when time allows, he likes to do archery.

Alison Marshall

Alison Marshall

Account Handler

01926 466919

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Alison joined CLEAR in 2016 having previously worked for 3 commercial Insurance Brokers in the Coventry area. Alison has two sons and in her spare time enjoys walking, skiing and holidays in France.

Hollie Oakes

Hollie Oakes

Account Handler

01926 466912

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Hollie has worked in her current role for 8 years, handling both Commercial and Event insurances. Hollie deals with a variety of clients from SMEs to larger Commercial clients, and she is also Cert CII qualified. Hollie enjoys spending time with her Son and Partner, Shopping and going to the gym.

Andrew Powell

Andrew Powell

Account Executive

01926 466916

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Andrew has worked in his current role for 18 years, dealing with commercial risks (anything from oil and gas to bespoke shoe manufacturers). Previous to this, Andrew gained experience with independent commercial brokers, the odd national thrown in and a paper round before that. Andrew lives in rural Cotswolds, enjoying all the country pursuits of growing it, shooting it, eating it, distilling it and drinking it. He enjoys playing and watching many sports including cycling, horse racing, cricket and rugby union (he combines coaching and playing at Shipston on Stour RFC with watching Leicester Tigers with his son, a future England captain). Andrew also collects vinyl and music- so he's the one you want on your quiz team!

Ellie Read

Ellie Read

Trainee Account Handler

01926 466972

Ellie joined CLEAR as a trainee account handler in 2016 after finishing college where she studied music performance. She loves singing and on weekends drives across the Midlands to perform at different venues.

Helen Rollinson

Helen Rollinson

Operations Manager

01926 466928

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Helen joined CLEAR in March 2014 as Operations Manager. Prior to this, Helen spent 22 years at RSA in a variety of roles including; Underwriting, Projects, Team Manager in Operations and Trading. Her interests, when not providing a taxi service for two children - include racketball, DIY, reading and socialising.

Carol Sproul

Carol Sproul

Business Development Executive

01926 466913

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Before CLEAR Carol was a Marketing Officer at Coventry Building Society for approx. 4 years. Her main tasks were liaising with external marketing agencies re mortgage promotions dealing with adverts, brochures, campaigns and internal communications with staff with regards to the mortgage products. Carol then took 9 years out of work to bring up four children and then became a part time member of the CLEAR team, gaining new business appointments, maintaining the database, implementing email campaigns and publishing weekly blog posts. Carol also liaises with external agencies to produce adverts. Carol's main interests are horse-riding and walking her two dogs.

Gary Swinson

Gary Swinson

Account Executive

01926 466915

 

Gary has worked in commercial broking for a decade, dealing with clients of vastly differing sizes- from small SMEs through to international companies. He has achieved the CII Diploma in Insurance as part of the Allianz Scholarship Programme. Outside of work Gary is a big fan of both football and film, although his affinity towards Aston Villa is severely testing the former. He also enjoys reading interesting non-fiction, travelling to new places, "socialising" (we all know what that really means) and lazy Sundays spent with the family.

Stuart Turner

Stuart Turner

Account Handler

01926 466925

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Stuart joined CLEAR in 2002, having previously worked for another provincial broker for 4 years and as an underwriter with Commercial Union for 4 years prior to that. Stuart has undertaken various client servicing roles whilst at CLEAR, plus some involvement in Operations, Compliance and IT. His current role is Account Handler. Stuart spends most of his time outside with his young son, but when he can he enjoys running and playing cricket. He also likes to watch both Football and Formula One, plus live stand-up comedy.

Sue Weastell

Sue Weastell

Account Handler

01926 466914

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Sue has worked in the insurance industry for 30 years at; LV, Commercial Union (now known as Aviva) and CLEAR. Sue has been a Commercial Account Handler with CLEAR for 15 years and has also attained her Cert CII. In her free time, Sue enjoy socialising with friends and family, aerobics and netball.

Oliver Webb

Oliver Webb

Account Executive

01926 466926

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Oliver has 17 years of insurance experience, over 12 years of these at CLEAR. Oliver deals with Commercial clients, ranging from Property Owners to Popcorn Manufacturers and Accountants to Aquatic sellers. Oliver is a family man and enjoys being outdoors (with watching his lad play rugby, daughter swimming or having tea & cake at National Trust properties). He also enjoys cycling and squash.

Brian Weetman

Brian Weetman

Director

01926 466911

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Brian has 30 years commercial insurance experience delivering bespoke client focussed insurance solutions. His principal responsibility is to manage and direct CLEAR's interests in the Midlands as well as developing the sales and marketing effort across the CLEAR city team. Not just happy to work in the industry he also wants to improve it and is currently engaged in Doctoral research at Henley Business School trying to make sense of Insurers! When not exercising his brain he is testing his physical capability through various sports but most recently Triathlon having completed two Ironman events to date. It would be impossible not to mention his irrational emotional connection with Wolves.

Julie Worrall

Julie Worrall

Account Handler

01926 466910

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Julie started her working life with CU progressing to property underwriter then moved to CLEAR after 14 years. She has worked in a broking environment for 15 years and is now dealing will all aspects of commercial Insurance products.

Private Clients Team
Dave Edmunds

Dave Edmunds

Private Clients Adviser

020 8329 4969

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Being an avid Fulham supporter didn't affected Dave's ability to settle into the Private Clients team when he joined us in July 2009. Dave has experience in maintaining clients' Home, Motor and Let Property insurances. Dave has also attained the CII Certificate in Insurance.

Paul Harte

Paul Harte

Account Executive

020 7280 3485

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Paul joined CLEAR in 2015. Paul has worked in insurance for over 20 years and specialises in high net worth insurance; buildings, contents, fine art, jewellery and motor. Paul likes to keep fit and is a keen runner. He also enjoys cooking and getting beaten at computer games by his son.

Mark Kerswell

Mark Kerswell

Private Clients Account Executive

020 8329 4943

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Mark joined CLEAR in July 2012 from a small broker in Fulham, having made the leap from Devon to London in 2010. He has worked in the Insurance industry since 2002 and has knowledge of Personal and Commercial Insurance, as well as Claims. He is a very keen sportsman, playing Golf to a high standard, and enjoys all sports especially Football and Horse Racing. He also enjoys socialising and likes to make the most of what life has to offer.

Steve Reader

Steve Reader

Senior Private Clients Adviser

020 8329 4911

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Steve is a Senior Private Clients adviser dealing mainly with High Net Worth Home Insurance where we have our own specialist facilities. He joined CLEAR in December 2006 after a number of years with a large Broker in Hampton Hill. Steve has also passed the CII Certificate in Insurance. You can't fault his commitment – he often commutes in from just outside Bournemouth! But then he is a Liverpool supporter…

Joan Sell

Joan Sell

Private Clients Manager

020 8329 4919

 

Joan joined CLEAR in the summer of 2006 after many years in a similar role with a large broker. She is responsible for running and developing our Private Clients Team. Her speciality is advising on High Net Worth Home Insurance.

Gary Watkins

Gary Watkins

Private Clients Adviser

020 8329 4985

 

Gary joined us as a Private Client's Advisor in April 2013. He has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, dealing with both Personal & Commercial insurance's. He has worked for a major insurance company in addition to a well-known Personal Lines Broker and he has achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. Gary is a keen Cricketer and enjoys most sports. He is also a keen gardener and even keeps chickens.

Property Team
Jo Armstrong

Jo Armstrong

Account Handler

020 8329 4908

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Jo joined CLEAR in 2003 and works part time, predominantly dealing with property insurances for Commercial Team clients and assisting the Property Team when needed. Jo also helps the Accounts Team out when required, so is our jack of all trades! She has a busy family life with two young sons who keep her on her toes learning new skills in rugby, football, karate and golf and for spare moments (when are these?!!) she enjoy sailing, baking, reading and crossword puzzles.

Rob Cooke

Rob Cooke

Corporate Risks Director

020 7280 3466

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Having joined CLEAR in 2004 with over 20 years' experience as a broker in the City, Rob specialised in the development of major corporate clients and in that time he has dealt with many diverse sectors including Technology, Life Science, Medical Malpractice and Construction, and at one point was instrumental in setting up a number of London based insurance facilities for Iraq! More recently Rob has focussed on the specific area of Right of Light Indemnity where he is recognised as one of the leading insurance specialists in this field, and in 2010 he was invited to author the insurance section of the RICS working paper on Rights of Light surveying. He remains an active member of the RICS working group. Rob has developed strong working relationships with major specialist surveyors, solicitors and financiers, and assists developers by providing insurance advice and arranging the placement of bespoke Rights of Light and other related legal Indemnity policies.

Mark Cummings

Mark Cummings

Senior Property Account Handler

020 7280 3480

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Mark became part of CLEAR in 2009. He now enjoys a role in our Property department. Mark enjoys travelling, in particular visiting Croatia and Greek Islands. He has a keen interest in most sports, in particular tennis and supporting Chelsea FC. Mark has acquired his Cert CII Qualification.

Kevin Donegan

Kevin Donegan

Account Director

020 7280 3494

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Kevin joined CLEAR in 2015 and brings with him over 20 years experience within the insurance industry. His experience ranges from underwriting to broking to being responsible for the property/commercial department at his previous employer. With a young family, two boys, leisure time is dominated by their demands especially football on Saturday and Sunday mornings however he likes to swim whenever possible and enjoys good food and good company.

Tony Efreme

Tony Efreme

Operations Manager

020 8329 4916

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Tony joined CLEAR in September 2016, as Operations Manager. With over 20 years experience in the industry, Tony has specialised in Property Owners insurance. Tony has obtained his Diploma with CII. Outside of work he is a keen golfer and regularly competes for his club. He also spends most of his weekends watching his two young children playing football and has passed on his love of Arsenal FC to them both.

Sam Helm

Sam Helm

Account Executive

020 7280 3464

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Sam joined CLEAR in 2006 as part of the Property Team. Since joining CLEAR she has obtained her ACII and has become an integral part of the fast growing property team. Her responsibilities are not only internal where she oversees the operating of our delegated authority schemes but also has an external role servicing major property clients. She can trump any pet story - as a child in Sri Lanka she had a pet elephant, although she claims she did not carry it around!

Mark Heyes

Mark Heyes

Account Executive

020 7280 3472

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Mark is an experienced Account Executive with wide ranging expertise across the range of policies but particularly rights of light and professional indemnity. Mark has a keen interest in motor sport (otherwise known as throwing money away on a collector's car).

Georgia Hollis

Account Handler

0208 329 4966

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Georgia joined CLEAR in September 2014 via the Financial Services Apprenticeship Scheme. Since then, Georgia has not only graduated as an apprentice but has also been awarded ‘Highly Commended Apprentice of the Year 2016’ by the Brokerbility Academy. In addition to this, she has achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. Her interests include going to the gym, socialising with friends and travelling.

James King

James King

Senior Executive

020 7280 3488

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James joined CLEAR in 2014 with over 10 years experience in the insurance industry in a variety of roles including schemes business and risk management for medium to large enterprises particularly focusing on companies within Specialist Manufacturing, IT and Tech, and Niche Property Owners. James graduated from Kingston University with a BA (Hons) in English Literature. James is a keen follower of the F1, enjoys playing fair weather golf and is an avid reader and film watcher.

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Joe MacTavish

Property Account Handler

020 7280 3455

Joe has worked in insurance for many years. He’s an avid sports lover and also enjoys quizzes. For Joe, it’s not the winning but the taking part that matters.

Paul Merrick

Paul Merrick

Account Executive

0207 280 3458

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Paul joined CLEAR in Summer 2014, having worked in the insurance industry for 18 years dealing with a wide spectrum of commercial class business. Paul is also proud to have achieved his ACII qualification and Chartered Insurance Broker status. His interests include keeping (reasonably) fit by going to the gym, bootcamp, cycling and playing squash. Alternatively, Paul likes to be in the pub with his friends or colleagues. Paul also likes to follow football and is a West Ham United fan.

Peter Morse

Peter Morse

Account Director

020 7280 3460

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Peter joined CLEAR in 2004 after many years' experience of commercial and property insurance as a director of a city broker. He established our property department, which has a market wide reputation for excellence. As a Welshman he is naturally a former rugby player and coach.

Chris Nobbs

Chris Nobbs

Property Manager

020 7280 3461

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Chris joined CLEAR in 2006 after spending a number of years as an account executive for a successful city broker. He is now responsible for managing our growing Property Department and spending time managing customers with property insurance needs. As well as being a family man, being married with 3 young children, Chris is a keen cyclist and often takes part in weekend bike rides with his friends and colleagues.

Neil Willis

Neil Willis

Account Executive

020 7280 3462

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Neil joined our Property Team in 2013 with 12 years experience in the London property owners market, with a variety of Brokers. He is a keen sportsman, enjoying golf and cricket.

Sales and Marketing Team
Maddy Harris

Maddy Harris

Marketing Manager

020 8329 4958

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Maddy joined Clear in 2008 after graduating from university. Her role has developed from Marketing Officer, where she was initially tasked with implementing and running basic marketing activities for Clear, to Marketing Manager. Whilst working at Clear she has achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance and the CIM Profesional Certificate in Marketing. She is passionate about films, singing and playing the guitar. She also loves travelling and was lucky enough to go on a sabbatical around the world in 2015.

Nick Johnston

Nick Johnston

Communications Manager

020 8329 4956

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Nick Johnston joined Clear in October 2016, following an 18-year career in marketing for a large business intelligence provider. In 2008 he became the first marketer in that business to specialise in client retention marketing, where he helped grow subscription-based renewals by improving the automated renewals messaging and implementing new internal processes. During this period he also provided marketing support to the retention sales team before moving on to a more key-accounts focused role, where he was responsible for developing communications for some of the business’s most valued clients. Nick’s role in Clear will be to examine and improve its extensive client insurance documentation with a view to making these more accessible, client-friendly and effective. In his free time Nick enjoys drawing and painting and is a keen art collector – when he can afford it. He also enjoys the theatre, cinema and is currently working on building his proficiency in Spanish.

Steve Thorpe

Steve Thorpe

Business Development Officer

020 7280 3454

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Steve joined CLEAR in 2012, with 18 years experience of telemarketing, sales and business development experience spread across a variety of industries such as telecoms and security. Due to Steve working in the security industry, he obtained an SIA license up to door supervisor level. Unfortunately he does not have the build of your average bouncer! He loves watching movies and reading a lot, taking his Kindle with him everywhere he goes. Steve is a very keen West Ham supporter and loves spending time with his wife Naomi and two children.

Brian Weetman

Brian Weetman

Regional Director

01926 420555

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Brian joined CLEAR in 2014. Brian has 30 years commercial insurance experience delivering bespoke client focussed insurance solutions. His principal responsibility is to manage and direct CLEAR's interests in the Midlands as well as developing the sales and marketing effort across the CLEAR city teams. Not just happy to work in the industry he also wants to improve it and is currently engaged in Doctoral research at Henley Business School trying to make sense of Insurers! When not exercising his brain he is testing his physical capability through various sports but most recently Triathlon having completed two Ironman events to date. It would be impossible not to mention his irrational emotional connection with Wolves.

Spalding Team
Debbie Atkins

Debbie Atkins

Account Handler

01775 716585

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Debbie joined CLEAR in January 2014 as an Account Handler and has worked in the insurance industry for 16 years dealing with commercial clients. She has also attained the CII Certificate in Insurance. In her spare time, Debbie is a netball umpire and occassionally enjoys playing.

Angela Cowlen

Angela Cowlen

Account Handler

01775 716574

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Angela is a keen Manchester United fan (but we don't hold that against her) and avid F1 follower keeping a keen watch on Messrs Lewis and Jenson. When she's not following her sporting favourites or dealing with our clients claims, she is often with her grandchildren.

Rodney Flowers

Rodney Flowers

Regional Director

01775 716571

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Rodney joined CLEAR in 1983 dealing with Farm and associated insurances having previously worked for the NFU. Outside work (which isn't often, ask his wife…) Rodney enjoys fine wine and is an active member of a number of investment clubs. He and his wife Liz have two grown up children.

Alan Hood

Alan Hood

Account Executive

01775 716579

 
 

Alan has worked in insurance for over 20 years, predominantly in client facing roles and dealing with a wide range of SME/Commercial and Corporate clients. Alan enjoys most sports, in particular football-both himself and his 9 year old lad are season ticket holders at the mighty Cambridge United! Alan is also an FA level 1 qualified football coach and runs a local U9's team. Alan is also a keen rock music fan and enjoys attending heavy metal concerts (although it takes him longer to recover from them these days).

Ryan Hounsell

Ryan Hounsell

Account Executive

01775 716576

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Ryan joined CLEAR from Towergate in 2015 and has been working in insurance broking since 1986. He predominantly deals with SME's and corporate businesses. Ryan is married and has two daughters. He has a range of interests that include photography, football and is a lifelong supporter of Peterborough United.

John Jones

John Jones

Regional Director

01775 716580

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John's insurance career started with the NFU in 1978 before joining CLEAR in 1989. Born and raised on a farm, John understands the insurance needs of the farming community and associated businesses. He enjoys most sports and tries to stay active. He has 4 grandchildren who are lovely but exhaust him.

Cavan Keogh

Cavan Keogh

Consultant

01775 716578

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Cavan has worked in Insurance from the age of 16 and has had over 45 years experience starting with NFU Mutual and then onto broking. He has brought his portfolio of SME/Commercial and Corporate business to the CLEAR Group. Cavan is half Irish/half Norfolk and spent his formative years being brought up by a family of Pink Footed geese on the Norfolk Broads. He is an avid Norwich City supporter man and boy, and the rest of his spare time is taken up by his family,dog and 3 grandchildren.

Avril Mayne

Avril Mayne

Account Handler

01775 716570

Avril joined CLEAR in 1996 having previously worked for a large UK insurer based in the City of London. Avril assists with the placement of our commercial clients' business. A tenacious member of our team!

Helen McKee

Helen McKee

Account Handler

01775 716577

 

Helen used to work as an Inspector in the casino industry and helped train staff for the first Hard Rock Casino in Europe. She has been working within insurance for the last ten years and is currently studying the CII Diploma in Insurance in her spare time. She is a founder member of a social group set up for people who are not from the local area. Helen adores cats and enjoys reading.

Dawn O'Donnell

Dawn O'Donnell

Account Handler

01775 716851

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Dawn joined the Spalding office having worked at Towergate. Dawn has over 20 years insurance experience and joined us as an account handler. In her spare time, she likes to play golf which allows her to spend time with her partner.

Vanessa Richardson

Vanessa Richardson

Account Handler

01775 716573

 

Vanessa joined CLEAR in 2000, initially as a Personal Lines handler but successfully moving into the world of Commercial Insurance. As a longstanding member of the office, she has a great in depth knowledge of our client. In her spare time she enjoys socialising and visiting antique fairs.

Mel Usher

Mel Usher

Account Handler

01775 716572

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Mel has worked at CLEAR since 1992 and specialises in Commercial Lines insurance and accounts. As one of our longest serving employees, there is little that she doesn’t know about the workings of the office! Mel has also achieved the CII Certificate in Insurance. She enjoys cooking, holidays, live bands and socialising with friends.