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.

Jo Goodman - Director of Operations

Jo previously of Capita Commercial Insurance Services, London, as Senior Executive from 2001 to 2018 is an experienced and successful insurance professional, with a wealth of knowledge in compliance and operations. Jo previously assisted with the implementation of the Capita Flood Re managed start-up where she was responsible for the implementation of policies and processes of all compliance and operational aspects of the contract including HR, IT, outsourcing oversight and project management. Jo previously worked for the Assigned Risk Pool where she had operational responsibility, including Binding Authority management and Lloyds compliance. Jo was responsible for Claims Handler liaison, monitoring and performance of Insured's claims settlements, premium recovery and policy delivery. Jo has extensive experience in project management, establishing and the delivery of Service Level Agreements for internal and external customers. Jo now holds responsibility across the business for Operations, Projects, HR, Regulatory, Compliance & GDPR.

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.