As a child, I was lucky enough to get three computers for the price of one. Our Spectrum 16k broke after they’d stopped production, and so we got a machine three times more powerful – the almighty 48k as compensation. We couldn’t believe our luck when the tape player on that broke and got us.. read more →

In my last corporate role I went from never having had anyone “reporting to me” to having a team of twenty people overnight. I was the second youngest person in the team and the usual imposter syndrome that any rational human being would experience existed, but I was mainly concerned about presenting my true self.. read more →

‘Be wary of knee-jerk reactions’. COVER reaches out to three thought-leaders to discuss how our industry can tackle the suicide problem. Read the full article here. read more →

Protection Review and Alea Risk survey analysis Back in the summer, I worked with Protection Review to seek views from advisers, intermediaries, distributors, insurers, reinsurers and the public on their current thoughts on the subject. We had responses from over 200 professionals at insurers, reinsurers and advisers and surveyed over 2,000 members of the public… read more →

“Whether it’s because of my mum being a Home Economics teacher, my son’s current obsession with potions or basic hunger pains on a cold Tuesday afternoon I’ve been thinking about the right ingredients for a truly potent Income Protection product.” Having your cake and eating it – in which Andrew takes an analogy and devours.. read more →

“Improving consumer access to insurance, particularly travel and protection insurance has been a growing issue for a couple of years” Over the past twelve months I’ve been delighted to lead the Access to Insurance underwriting workstream and I’ll be sharing more of the fascinating discussions and amazing done by the group in the coming months… read more →

13 Oct 2015
October 13, 2015

Thank you very much

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Before I begin… there are several thankyous I’d like to make before I’m (hopefully!) too busy to do so… First and foremost thanks to my wonderful wife and beautiful children for keeping me sane over the last few months.  I’ve found gardening leave a mixed blessing, with the established challenges of work replaced by the.. read more →