Our Team

All our people are based in our offices in The City. Here they are...


  • Paul Byrne - Managing Director
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    Paul is co-founder and Managing Director of Cavendish Munro, with over 25 years’ experience in the industry.

    Mike Bruce - Chairman
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    Mike, a graduate in Mathematics and Physics from the University of York, began his career in IT and management consultancy, specialising in the insurance and broking sectors.

    He joined Lambert Fenchurch in 1999, progressing to the role of Group Managing Director of Heath Lambert and, in 2010, joined Bluefin, becoming CEO in 2013.

    Mike’s background in broking covers the Lloyd’s, specialty and UK retail sectors and he is also currently Chief Executive of GRP Broking.

    Nigel Cotton - Finance Director
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    Nigel joined GRP in 2015 as FD, Retail Broking and provides senior finance expertise across the group.

    During his career, he has held a number of senior positions within the industry, including 18 years in various finance and operational roles at Willis, Finance Director at RFIB and CFO/COO at Nexus Underwriting (a specialty MGA business).

    Nigel is a qualified accountant and also holds an MBA.

    Andrew Hunter - General Counsel and Company Secretary
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    Andrew is a solicitor and chartered company secretary with extensive experience in the insurance sector having worked in a number of senior positions for Towergate Insurance, Groupama Insurance and Ageas Insurance (including the joint venture Tesco Insurance).

    He is responsible for compliance, HR, legal and company secretarial across the group.


  • Jo Petryszyn - Broking Director
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    As Broking Director at Cavendish Munro, Jo is responsible for the New Business arm of the company. This involves managing a successful team of brokers and broking within the Lloyd’s and London Market.

    “As a City-based, independent broker, specialising in Professional Indemnity insurance, we are able to undertake a market exercise for our clients to ensure that they are obtaining a competitive offer from the market.”

    Henry Nava - Broking Director
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    As a Broking Director, Henry manages a broking team at Cavendish Munro.  He also deals directly with clients and underwriters within both the company and Lloyd’s insurance markets.

    “We offer a very thorough review of a potential client’s current insurance requirements, identifying gaps in policy cover and suggesting enhancements to wordings.  We review a potential client’s insurance requirements then approach our range of Underwriters to get the most appropriate deal for clients.”

     

    Gordon Warnes - Broking Director
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    Along with his fellow Broking Directors, Gordon is also responsible for our relationships with insurers, having over 25 years’ experience in the market.

    “As an independent Professional Indemnity insurance broker, we provide expert advice and guidance to our clients and negotiate with insurers on their behalf to secure the most competitive quotation.”

    Sheun Yerokun - Claims Director
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    Sheun takes great pride in running the Claims Department at Cavendish Munro.

    “We are proud to hold our clients hands through the good, the bad and the ugly times. It is who we are, it is what we do!”

    Andrew Field - Commercial Director
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    Andy is an experienced broker, who manages the commercial and marketing functions of the business.

    “Since it was founded over ten years ago, Cavendish Munro has continued to seek out competitive terms for its clients, as well as maintaining the high levels of service you would expect from a Lloyd’s broker.”


  • Gordon Warnes - Broking Director
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    Along with his fellow Broking Directors, Gordon is also responsible for our relationships with insurers, having over 25 years’ experience in the market.

    “As an independent Professional Indemnity insurance broker, we provide expert advice and guidance to our clients and negotiate with insurers on their behalf to secure the most competitive quotation.”

    Christopher Britton - Associate Director
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    Christopher provides a comprehensive service throughout a client’s policy period. This includes responding to any mid-term questions or amendments, reviewing collateral warranties if necessary and renewing the business in an efficient manner, ensuring we obtain the best service for our clients, year after year.

    “One of our best qualities is our personal service which we provide to all of our clients irrespective of their size, a quality I believe gets lost in other broking firms.”

    Lauren Garhard - Associate Director
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    Lauren’s role is to provide a service to existing clients throughout the year and secure them competitive overall terms at their renewal date.

    “All clients are allocated a specific account handler which means any enquiries throughout the year can be dealt with quickly and efficiently.”

    Nick Staib - Associate Director
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    Nick is a well established member of the Cavendish Munro team. He meets both insurers and clients to ensure that the most suitable policy is put forward, brokering deals to add to our ever-expanding client-base.

    “The unwavering tenacity of every broker here ensures that our clients’ needs are met aiming to surpass expectations in the process”

    Clara Hudson - Senior Broker
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    Clara has years of experience working closely with some of the top brokers in the UK. She is focused on providing the highest level of service, exceeding clients’ expectations.

    “We are very experienced, specialist, City-based Professional Indemnity brokers. With our knowledge of the market, we are able to provide our clients with an extensive market exercise, ensuring they receive a competitive quotation”

    Nick Sanderson - Commercial Team Manager
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    Nick runs the Office and Liability insurance department here at Cavendish Munro, offering liability packages to both new clients and our existing clients alongside Professional Indemnity insurance.

    Elliot Cross - Broker
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    Elliot specialises in placing professional indemnity insurance for clients across a wide variety of professions, as well as dealing with any mid-term queries they may have.

    Adam Davis - Broker
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    Adam is a member of the renewals team, providing a high level of customer service to professional indemnity insurance clients across the UK.

    “We believe in providing a personal service for all of our clients and aim to exceed expectations for firms of all sizes.”

    Daniel Kissane - Broker
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    Daniel is a member of the renewals team, providing existing clients with attentive customer service.

    “We are a City-based, Lloyd’s broker, which, along with our experience and knowledge, helps us provide a high level of service for our clients.”

    Lewis Measom - Broker
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    Lewis works in the Office and Liability insurance department here at Cavendish Munro, offering liability packages to both new clients and our existing clients alongside Professional Indemnity insurance.

    Annabel Page - Broker
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    Annabel is a member of the renewals team, broking professional indemnity insurance risks across a wide variety of the professions.

    Barry Watters - Broker
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    Barry is an experienced broker dedicated to building lasting client relationships.

    “As an independent Professional Indemnity broker located in the City, we are equipped with high levels of technical expertise and strive to exceed our clients expectations.”


  • Gordon Warnes - Broking Director
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    Along with my fellow Broking Directors, I am also responsible for our relationships with insurers.

    “As an independent Professional Indemnity insurance broker we provide expert advice and guidance to our clients and negotiate with insurers on their behalf to secure the most competitive quotation.”

    Sheun Yerokun - Claims Director
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    Sheun takes great pride in running the Claims Department at Cavendish Munro.

    “We are proud to hold our clients hands through the good, the bad and the ugly times. It is who we are, it is what we do!”

    Alex Pattihis - Claims Executive
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    Alex is a trainee solicitor and is on-hand to help out our clients when they have had to make a claim.

    Olivia Ferguson - Broking Assistant
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    Olivia is a key member of the Cavendish Munro claims and administration team, providing liaison with clients across all professions and aiming to provide quick and efficient responses regarding their policies.

    Angela Forte - Broking Assistant
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    Angela is often the first port of call for clients when contacting Cavendish Munro regarding claims or their insurance policy.  She is responsible for much of the firm’s documentation production, ensuring that claims and policies are accurately documented.


  • Ilona Lakvell - Associate Director
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    Having joined Cavendish Munro in 2011, Ilona coordinates all of Cavendish Munro’s financial activities.

    “My experience helps add to what Cavendish Munro does best: deliver outstanding service to our clients.”

    Jurgita Pleskyte - Financial Controller
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    Jurgita controls client money, produces sales invoices, organises loans and our Management Accounts.

    “We try to create a special relationship with our clients, enabling us to guide them through the process of obtaining their insurance cover”

    Olivia Ferguson - Broking Assistant
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    Olivia is a key member of the Cavendish Munro claims and administration team, providing liaison with clients across all professions and aiming to provide quick and efficient responses regarding their policies.

    Angela Forte - Broking Assistant
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    Angela is often the first port of call for clients when contacting Cavendish Munro regarding claims or their insurance policy.  She is responsible for much of the firm’s documentation production, ensuring that claims and policies are accurately documented.


  • Andrew Field - Commercial Director
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    Andy is an experienced broker, who manages the commercial and marketing functions of the business.

    “Since it was founded over ten years ago, Cavendish Munro has continued to seek out competitive terms for its clients, as well as maintaining the high levels of service you would expect from a Lloyd’s broker.”

    Ashley Litton - Associate Director - Operations
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    Ashley produces and analyses the management information, handles all marketing recruitment and helps run the firm’s operations.

    “We put our clients’ interests first, which we firmly believe results in a great service.”

    Matt Parkin - Senior Marketing Executive
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    Matt speaks to prospective clients about the benefits of receiving a comparative quotation from Cavendish Munro.

    “At Cavendish Munro, all of our customers get the same level of exceptional service from us from the beginning to the end of their renewal process. We try to make it easy and less time consuming wherever possible.”

    Marielle Jarvis - Marketing Executive
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    Marielle is responsible for introducing prospective clients to the broking services offered by Cavendish Munro.


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

At Cavendish Munro Professional Risks we are always interested in meeting talented individuals at all levels who are looking for a challenging and rewarding career within our dynamic organisation.

Ideally Cavendish Munro would be looking for people with experience in the insurance industry with some knowledge of Professional Indemnity Insurance and Directors and Officers Insurance. For client facing and business development roles we would also consider candidates who have worked in a professional environment or within a Financial Institution.

To find out more, please send your career details to Paul Byrne at Cavendish Munro Professional Risks ltd or feel free to telephone or e-mail.

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