Meet the Team

The following are the director and shareholders of BrokerSure Ltd.

Christian Young - CEO & Founder

Christian’s experience in insurance extends from his time in the Lloyds insurance market, as Chairman of Aon’s marine operations. He founded NCC Marine Ltd which was sold to Aon, and was an elected member of the Lloyds Insurance Brokers Marine Executive Committee. He was the founder Shareholder and CEO of Drakefield Insurance Services Ltd, which was backed by private equity to acquire Go Travel Insurance in 2004. Sold to the AA in 2007; Acromas acquired the AA later in that year. In 2008 Christian also became a member of the AA Group Executives, AA Insurance Board, Acromas Travel Board (Saga, AA and Titan). He is a non-executive of a number of business privately owned and private equity acquisitions.

Andy Taylor - Managing Director & Founder

Andy has approaching 40 years experience within the travel insurance sector and was the founder of Go Travel Insurance Services Ltd in 1998. He developed Go to be at the forefront of technology and was one of the pioneers of online travel insurance. He sold Go to Drakefield in June 2004 and subsequently returned to the business as a shareholder, business development and underwriting director working closely with Christian. Andy was subsequently retained by the AA responsible for product development. He now holds responsibility for underwriting, client relationships and business development as well as Brokersure Group Ltd’s own software platform.

Paul Pestell - Non-Executive Director

Paul is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants as well as being an experienced Finance Director. Paul gained significant experience with large and small FCA regulated business. Paul spent 13 years in practice working for a provincial firm associated with Deloittes before taking up a Divisional Group FD role for a multinational quoted supply chain company, restructuring the £100m+ divisional group and being the key driver of a PLC acquisition.

In 2014, a new personal lines motor brokerage (a fully regulated brokerage) was started with GWP growing from £nil to £15m in two years.