Broking success: Clear thinking


▶ How did Clear Insurance Management come about?

I was working at a broker in London and there were three of us running it, which was not a great number. So I set this up near the end of 2001 with a friend of mine who was in a similar situation and wanted to go out on his own – literally a week before 9/11, which was an interesting time.

We set out to do pretty much what we’ve done. I was with Stuart Reid’s old company for some time, so we knew what worked and what didn’t. We have pretty much st