Broking success: National ambition

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▶ What is the history of Brunel?

I set up in October 2005, just myself, and now fast-forward 10 years we’ve got 55 people and £25m in gross written premium. In terms of the business it’s 98% professional indemnity (PI) insurance, that’s our specialist subject. The other 2% is liability, including directors and officers’ and cyber. We’ve had 10 years of straight growth since we started.

▶ How did you get started in insurance?

I started when I was 18, working for a professional indemnity brokerage