Russell A. Lane

Chief Executive Officer

Russell is a Board Director and the founder of Brunel. He is responsible for the overseeing of all the Company’s operations.

0117 325 2224

John Stagg

Director - Head of Wholesale

John joined Brunel in 2010 and heads up the wholesale team, overseeing the management of the 550 insurance brokers who place their clients PII or their own PII through Brunel.

0117 325 0940

James Burgoyne

Director - Claims & Technical

Jim joined Brunel in 2009 and heads up the Technical and Claims Department to ensure all our clients receive award winning risk management and claims servicing.

0117 325 2224

Jane Perrett MICA Int.Dip (GRC), Cert ILM, Cert CII, IACert

Director - Operations

Jane is head of Operations and ensures the smooth running of our Quality Assurance, FCA Compliance, Statutory Regulations, Training Competence Programmes, IT, Telecoms and HR.

0117 325 2224

Siobhan Crawford

Head of Group Finance

Siobhan heads up our Accounts Team and is responsible for all functions of our accounting department; from collecting and paying insurer money to management accounts and payroll.

0117 325 2224

Hazel Postma

Head of Marketing

Hazel joined Brunel in April 2018 and is committed to supporting the growth of the Company. Based in our Bristol office, she heads up the PR, marketing and communications across the Group.

0117 325 0754

Lawrence Charles

Senior Account Broker

Lawrence joined Brunel in 2011 and has 10 years experience working within the insurance industry. His responsibilities include looking after Wholesale renewals and solicitors.

0117 325 0948

Sam Hickman

Senior Account Broker

Sam joined Brunel in 2015 and is an account broker, arranging direct PI for insurance brokers as well as working with agents for wholesale clients' PI. She works in the Bristol office. She has nearly 10 years' experience in insurance, starting out in letting agents' insurance and commercial lines. She is Cert CII.

0117 325 7951

Lewis Oliver

Senior Account Broker

Lewis joined Brunel in 2015 and is an account broker, based in Bristol. He deals with insurance brokers' direct PI and also with wholesale cases. He has a degree in engineering.

0117 325 0967

Celeste Macrae-Cordery

Account Broker

Celeste joined Brunel in 2016 and is an account broker, dealing with wholesale clients' insurance. She has 10 years' experience across both the financial services and insurance industries. She is based in Bristol.

0117 325 0973

Chris Ball

Account Executive

Chris joined Brunel in 2014 and holds 8 years' experience in the insurance sector. Chris looks after the PI needs of insurance brokers, while working with them to arrange PI for their clients too. He has also achieved his Cert CII.


Laura Patten

Account Broker

Laura joined Brunel in 2016 with 5 years' experience in the insurance sector. Laura arranges PI for both insurance brokers and their clients. She also looks after renewals as well as new business.

0117 325 0957

Alexandra Reid

Broker Support

With 5 years' experience within the insurance industry, Alex is responsible for managing correspondence, data and process analysis and general administration for the entire Wholesale team.

0117 370 5702

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