Executive Board

John Shepherd

John Shepherd

Chief 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 LinkedIn

Holly Shepherd

Holly Shepherd

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 Administration Services. Holly Shepherd on LinkedIn

Duncan McClure Fisher

Duncan McClure Fisher

Director

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.

Broking

Nic Miles

Nic Miles

Senior Broker
Steve Hart

Steve Hart

Divisional Director

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).

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Neil Baker

Neil Baker

Divisional 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!

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Lea Baverstock

Lea Baverstock

Divisional 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.

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Scott Newis

Scott Newis

Divisional 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.

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Zhiyin Zhou

Zhiyin Zhou

Senior Broker
Fabio Di Virgilio

Fabio Di Virgilio

Senior 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!

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Eddie Walter

Eddie Walter

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.

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Claire Titshall

Claire Titshall

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.

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Chloe Hagger

Chloe Hagger

Broker

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.

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Ashley Mills

Ashley Mills

Broker

Shepherd Compello broker Ashley Mills works across Extended Warranty & GAP, Motorsport and Residual Value insurance policies. He is also a BIBA Young Broker Ambassador for London and Central Region.

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Richard Thorpe

Richard Thorpe

Underwriting 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.

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Claims

Paul Hodgson

Paul Hodgson

Senior Claims Broker
Jamie Collins

Jamie Collins

Claims 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."

Technical

Nicki Bond

Nicki Bond

Head of Technical
Dan Coffey

Dan Coffey

Technical Team Leader
Megan Tyler

Megan Tyler

Technical Team Leader

Megan is our Technical Team leader on the processing side of the business, recently promoted from Technician. Prior to joining Shepherd Compello she was as an account handler, looking after Coverholder accounts from start to end.

Coetzee Muller

Coetzee Muller

Technician

As a Technician, Coetzee handles all the incoming inquiries regarding Transportation policy changes, composes endorsements and applies changes or rectifies policy mistakes at binding.    

Leanne Parker

Leanne Parker

Valerio Norrito

Valerio Norrito

Junior Technician

As a Junior Technician, Valerio has the unique opportunity to learn from our very strong Technical team. His key responsibilities include Endorsements and Certificates processing, and liaising with our client base to make sure that Shepherd Compello delivers an excellent service to its clients in a timely manner.

Compliance

Paul Collins

Paul Collins

Compliance Officer

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!"  

Lewis Sage

Lewis Sage

Compliance Assistant

Lewis works closely with the Compliance Officer 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 clients.

Finance

Robert Parker

Robert Parker

Finance Director

Our Finance Director Rob admits that there is no such thing as a 'typical day' at Shepherd Compello. His role is broad, covering not only Finance, but also HR, IT and some general operational aspects. He admits that it brings a lot of challenges, variety and fun to his role.

Chris Chapman

Chris Chapman

Financial Controller

Chris has been with Shepherd Compello since 2014. As a Financial Controller, he is overseeing the day to day workings of our finance department and assists the Finance Director.

Zafar Khan

Zafar Khan

Credit Controller

Zafar oversees the running of the Insurance Broking Accounts & Credit Control functions for Shepherd Compello. He is the primary contact for all Insurance Accounting matters. Zafar is accredited with over 30 years’ experience within Lloyd’s Insurance Broking institutions, 20 years of which have been in IBA management.

Rachel Adekoya

Rachel Adekoya

Finance Assistant

As a Finance Assistant, Rachel provides support to all levels of the finance team on a day to day basis and participates in miscellaneous finance projects. Her key responsibilities include completing bank reconciliations, reconciling client accounts, completing weekly dealer report and updating & monitoring weekly credit logs.

HR

Amber Worsey

Amber Worsey

Company Secretary & HR Manager

Company Secretary and HR Manager.

Marketing

Justyna Kuls

Justyna Kuls

Marketing Manager

Passionate about the ever-changing digital landscape, Justyna is responsible for Shepherd Compello’s Marketing, PR and Communications.

Administration

Nicole Curtis

Nicole Curtis

Personal Assistant

Nicole is a Personal Assistant to John and Holly. She works closely with various Shepherd Compello departments to ensure smooth communication and maintain strong relationships within the team.

Lauren Bruno

Lauren Bruno

Team Assistant

Lauren provides support to Divisional Directors at Shepherd Compello. This includes managing their busy diaries, arranging meetings and organising business trips. She also assists with day to day HR duties. Prior to joining Shepherd Compello she worked at a Specialty Brokers and provided administrative support for a team of 30 employees.

Bethany Janes-Hatt

Bethany Janes-Hatt

Receptionist
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