All of our Directors are involved within the business on a day to day basis. This means that their years’ of expertise in varying specialist classes of business are fully utilised by both our staff and our customers in order to get the best insurance solution. Our Directors are Alan Stapleton, Len Taylor, Graham Crane, David Taylor and Darren Taylor.
Alan Stapleton, ACII, Is an Insurance expert with over 40 years experience, he is one of the founders of Flint insurance and is based at the Harrow office.
He has worked in a number well known Insurance brokers, having developed those businesses successfully for other people he along with Colin Flint who had worked together at a prestigious west end brokers started Stapleton Flint, which later became known as Flint Insurance.
Alan heads up the corporate commercial part of the business, and also holds the title of oversight and apportionment officer of the company giving him a wide reaching responsibility both commercially for Flint, and from a regulatory perspective with the FSA.
Len Taylor has been involved in the insurance industry since the mid 1960’s. He is an insurance specialist who started his life as a Lloyds Broker and has since undertaken various high profile roles, including underwriting and the development of numerous schemes and insurance portfolios.
Len built a reputation for developing personal lines businesses and this brought him to the attention of Alan and Colin, who recruited him to flint insurance in the 1980’s. He has built the book of business that he know controls in the business to Include, in addition to the hugely successful personal lines part of the company, many large corporate fleets.
Graham Crane has 40 years’ experience within the insurance industry, his professional career has included roles both within the insurance company and broking community.
Graham was invited to join Flint Insurance in 1987 as a Director having successfully run his own brokerage for a number of years.
Having previously developed insurance schemes and looked after the international insurance portfolios of a number of high profile corporations Graham was charged with the development of the corporate insurance activities of Flint, an area of the business which continues to go from strength to strength.
David Taylor Has been in the insurance industry since he finished education in the mid 1980’s.
Having gained invaluable experience at the Insurance company, General Accident (Now Norwich Union) David was head hunted by an Insurance broker in the west end of London.
David developed his broking skills and Insurance knowledge of all products and was invited to join Flint in 1988.
Initially his role was to develop the personal lines area of the business, and having successfully achieved this David was asked to manage a new office, which the company had decided to open to strategically grow the business footprint in the southern part of London. From a cold start that office has grown into a multi million pound part of the business.
David became a Director in 2002. Working from companies new modern offices which he helped to develop from an empty shell in April 2006, his role is wide reaching across the business, although he retains a specialist knowledge of business and corporate insurance.
Darren Taylor joined Flint Insurance from an investment banking background in 1989 initially as a trainee insurance broker dealing predominately with Personal Lines Insurance.
Having made a name for himself his area of the business in 1990, Darren along with his now Co Director and brother David Taylor, were chosen by the company to establish a new office in the south of London.
They opened a new office in Bexley Village, with a team of just three and with zero income. They now work from the modern Flint offices in Sidcup with a staff of 29.
Darren’s responsibilities have a wide daily remit across the whole of the company. This includes client relationships, Insurer liaison, sales and marketing and all aspects of the general business development.
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