John ShepherdChief Executive
The driving force behind Shepherd Compello. John has forged a long successful career growing businesses and developing innovative insurance products across the world. He is a well-known and respected figure within the Lloyd’s market place, and a passionate advocate of the Build Africa charity. John Shepherd on LinkedInMake an enquiry
Holly ShepherdManaging Director
Holly has focused her many talents towards realising new opportunities within the Insurance industry, growing Shepherd Compello’s broking network and expanding the profile of the company within the global risks market. She has also successfully set up and is the Managing Director of EPG Global. Holly Shepherd on LinkedInMake an enquiry
Duncan McClure FisherDirector
Duncan joined the Board of Directors at Shepherd Compello in 2018 as arguably the UK’s leading B2C warranty expert. Having worked with our team for over 20 years, he is now playing a key role in growing the business as a specialist warranty broker and administrator.
Steve HartChief Broking Officer
Steve is a highly experienced Delegated Authorities specialist. With a career spanned over 20 years, he has a wealth of knowledge across a range of property insurance classes as both an underwriter and a broker. He is an associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII).
Neil BakerDivisional Director
Neil has almost 40 years' experience in the Insurance industry working with various classes of business. At Shepherd Compello, his main scope is to produce and manage North American Property Binders - an area he has been developing and underwriting since 1995. Away from the office, Neil is a keen badminton enthusiast!
Lea BaverstockDivisional Director
Our Divisional Director Lea has over 27 years' experience in the London Insurance Market. She specialises in Transportation & Haulage Companies throughout 32 counties of Ireland and South Africa, as well as various types of Commercial/Manufacturing Operations and also Leisure.
Scott NewisDivisional Director
Scott has been with Shepherd Compello since 2014. As Transportation Underwriter, he leads a team specialising in Marine Cargo, Automobile Physical Damage, Motor Truck Cargo and ancillary risks. His career has seen him writing a profitable book of business on behalf of Lloyd’s Underwriters for over 20 years.
John PluckDivisional Director
Mark TaylorSenior Broker
Mark has over 35 years’ motorsport involvement as a competitor, Managing Director of the British Rally Championship and more recently, the Head of Motorsport at a leading industry broker. The transfer of his motorsport insurance wisdom has proved hugely beneficial to clients seeking bespoke insurance products home and abroad.
Fabio Di VirgilioSenior Broker
Our Senior Broker Fabio is responsible for developing new business opportunities whilst supporting the existing clients where required. He enjoys building new schemes that may generate positive outcome for all parties. His recent achievements include placing a drone/UAV binder for an Irish intermediary with a syndicate that had never written it before!
Freddy AskelofSenior Broker
Eddie WalterSenior Broker
After joining Shepherd Compello in 2013, Eddie spent his first 3 years working on the Extended Warranty & FTC side of the business, primarily handling various Binding Authorities. In 2016, he moved over to the North American Property team where he is focusing on Commercial Property & High Value Homeowners.
Helen TurnerSenior Broker
Claire has been a Lloyd’s insurance broker for over 15 years. She has experience in various classes of business including Homeowners, Excess Flood and Fine Arts, however her main focus has always been in Transportation.
Chloe works in our US Transportation department as a broker. Prior to joining Shepherd Compello in 2016, she gained extensive experience working with International Coverholders as Specialty and Reinsurance Broker, placing risks from many different classes into Lloyd’s.
Shepherd Compello broker Ashley Mills works across Extended Warranty & GAP and Residual Value insurance policies. He is also a BIBA Young Broker Ambassador for London and Central Region.
Ben WilloughbyUnderwriting Assistant
Richard ThorpeUnderwriting Assistant
Richard holds the position of Underwriting Assistant within the Transportation team. Some examples of his responsibilities involve dealing with agents in the US on a daily basis and maintaining renewal business. Prior to becoming Underwriting Assistant, he worked as a Junior Technician.
Charlie CoxBroker Assistant
Jamie CollinsClaims Broker
Our Claims Broker Jamie is responsible for handling claims from start to finish. What he enjoys most about the job is getting to meet new people: "Being exposed to every element of insurance such as Technical, Underwriting or Compliance to name but a few, allows me to gain a broad experience."Make an enquiry
Technical & Operations
Paul CollinsHead of Compliance & Governance
Paul has over 40 years’ experience of working inside the Lloyd’s of London industry: "Being in Compliance, you have to adapt to the changes in rules (...) These need to be explained and embedded into the Firm and maintained, until the next challenge!"Make an enquiry
Lewis SageCompliance Officer
Lewis works closely with the Head of Compliance and Governance to ensure that Shepherd Compello adapts to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. He enjoys the challenge of working in this area, particularly given the global nature of our business and that we are always open to finding new solutions for our...Make an enquiry