Our team of experts are here to help you.

  • Richard Picton

    Managing Director

    With 20 years of working in the Business Insurance industry, I particularly enjoy working in construction risks, professional indemnity and warranty insurances.

  • Jonathan Blythin


    I provide insurance advice for the outdoor event industry, providing specialist policies in the areas of hired equipment and portable structure installers, track hire, and all other associated equipment you would use for any event.

  • Richard Leake

    Account Director

    Complex Risk Unit

    I work with all types of industries providing my professional advice to all types of businesses in the UK. If you need any advice please do not hesitate to contact me.

  • Lee Illing

    Account Director

    Commercial Business Unit

    I’ve worked in the SME industry for over 18 years, specialising in Property Owners, Mid-Small Business Enterprises, Glamping and the Event Industry.

  • Helen Spicer

    Personal Assets Account Director

    Personal Assets Unit

    I have over 25 years experience working in Personal & High Net Worth insurance.

  • Helen Webster

    Senior Account Handler

    I’ve been at Blythin & Brown for the past 4 years and have over 15 years of experience working in insurance. I enjoy the versatility of complex risks.

  • Lucy Herring

    Office Manager

    I’ve been with Blythin & Brown since 2019 and offer 15 years of experience working in the financial services industry.

    In December 2022 I was promoted to office manager. A new role created to ensure our team is supported in critical areas of administration.

    Lucy is responsible for general office management including all office and HR processes, learning and development platforms and all the other compliance and regulatory requirements we must meet to retain our industry accreditations.

  • Anna Bettles

    Account Manager

    Having previously worked in Insurance Claims departments for 14 years, I have been with Blythin and Brown since 2018 specialising in providing insurance cover for Marquees, Glamping and Mobile Sauna companies.

  • Sophie Highland

    Account Handler

    As a specialist in Commercial Business Insurance, I’m here to help you with all matters in this area.

  • Gemma Bradshaw

    Trainee Account Executive

    Gemma has worked in the insurance industry since 1999 in underwriting and broking roles. She liaises with existing clients, deals with renewals, new business and claims. Her past expertise includes many sectors and she has particular knowledge of Motor Trade, Fleet, Property Owners, Contractors, Warehousing, Manufacturing, Retail, Cyber and Computer insurance products.

  • Stephanie Issitt

    Business Development Manager

    Having spent many years in the construction industry in similar roles for Hilti, Uptonsteel and Gripple UK. Her role is to support management to deliver their growth strategy by generating, developing and maintaining new business.