Divisional Directors

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dylan hughes

Dylan Hughes

Managing Director

Dylan is based in our London office and leads all key strategic decisions within the business.

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sue cooper

Sue Cooper

Divisional Director - Client Servicing

Sue joined Brunel in 2007 and is responsible for key clients in the North. Sue also oversees our Manchester and Perth Offices.

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Jonathan Filer BSc (Hons) Cert CII

Divisional Director - Retail

Jon is based in Bristol and is responsible for nationwide business development and management of the Bristol Broking Team.

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Mark Sommariva

Divisional Director - New Business

Mark joined in 2006 and is based in our London office. He is responsible for the business development of the UK’s largest professional firms.

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John Stagg

Divisional Director - Wholesale

John has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance market. He joined Brunel in 2010 and heads up the wholesale team.

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James Burgoyne LLB ACII

Divisional Director - Claims & Technical

James joined Brunel in 2009 and heads the Technical and Claims Department to ensure all our clients receive outstanding risk management and claims servicing.

London

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Nicholas Whiteford

Client Director

Nicholas joined in 2011. He is responsible for clients in London and the South East.

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Joanne Robinson

Associate Director - Client Servicing
Joanne joined Brunel in 2018. She has a wealth of experience within the London market and provides support on larger renewal placements.
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george glider

George Gilder

Associate Director - Placing Broker

George joined Brunel in 2011, heading up our London Market placement team, he is responsible for coordinating placements into Lloyd’s and the wider London Market.

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Faye Maguire

Associate Director - Marketing

Faye joined Brunel in 2016. She is head of Marketing and also Executive Assistant to our Managing Director.

Bristol

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jamie fleming

Jamie Fleming

Client Director

Jamie has over 14 years’ experience in Professional Indemnity and is responsible for some of our key clients. Jamie also manages the Bristol Broking team.

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Katie Sims MA, ACA

Associate Director - Finance

Katie is a Chartered Accountant with previous experience working in insurance and as an auditor. She is responsible for day-to-day financial operations within the company.

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Adam Axtell-Powell

Associate Director - Client Servicing

Adam has over 15 years’ experience in the insurance industry and is responsible for servicing and placing PI risks for some of our key clients throughout the South West.

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Sam Scott

Associate Director - Premier

Sam joined Brunel in 2013. He is responsible for our SME clients. Sam is also responsible for staff development.

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Matthew Golightly

Associate Director - Claims & Technical

Matthew joined Brunel in 2014. His responsibilities include review & negotiation of contracts and terms of engagement, claims support and risk management advice.

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clarisse robbins

Clarisse Robbins

Associate Director - Claims & Technical

Clarisse joined Brunel in January 2014. Her responsibilities include contract reviews, claims support and providing risk management advice.

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Laurence Paddock

Associate Director - Claims & Technical

Laurence joined Brunel in 2017. His responsibilities include review & negotiation of contracts and terms of engagement, claims support and risk management advice.

Manchester

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william hall

William Hall

Associate Director - Wholesale

William joined Brunel in 2019 following a 30-year career as a PI underwriter. He uses his extensive technical knowledge to support brokers placing their clients’ PI & Financial Lines risks insurance.

Perth

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brian graham

Brian Graham

Associate Director - Client Servicing

Brian has over 20 years’ experience in PII as an underwriter and broker. He manages our Perth office and is responsible for key clients in Scotland.

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