Chief Executive Officer
John has over 38 years’ experience in the insurance industry. He started his career as a Lloyd’s insurance broker in 1978 before being recruited by a Lloyd’s Syndicate in 1982, when his underwriting career began.
In 1989, at the age of 27, he became a director of Castle Underwriting Agency and set up his own syndicate, becoming one of the youngest underwriters at Lloyd’s of London. His specialist areas of insurance are property, collectables (including art and classic cars) and outdoor leisure insurance.
In 1998 he joined Euclidian Underwriting Ltd, where his career in underwriting continued until 2008 when together with James Stuart and other employees he bought what is now Vantage Insurance Services.