Openspace, Enigma Park, Malvern, WR14 1GP
0800 7999 084
The mission statement

 “To be recognised as the pioneer of innovation in the global insurance industry”

Insurance brokers get a bad rep, yet the right insurance broker can play a really important role for your business. We’re big believers of thinking outside of the box, so we’ll always work with you to create the insurance you want – as well as need.


What Makes Us Different

We’ve set up our business to think outside the box. 
We want your insurance buying process to change for the better. 

We are consultants that work for you. We don’t work from scripted questions or tick boxes, we ask direct questions to understand your business better than anyone else. In doing so, you’ll feel safe in the knowledge that you’ve purchased the right policies for your organisation. This allows you to get on with what’s most important.

As an organisation we have significant experience providing consultancy to startups and high growth companies, not only with their insurance requirements, but with growth and day-to-day operations too. This allows us to make certain predictions when thinking about risk, which keeps us ahead of the game.

Above everything else, we listen and react to what’s important to you. As soon as you land a big contract or secure your biggest round of investment ever, we’ll be right alongside you making sure you’ve got the cover you need to satisfy the small print. That’s a promise.

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Meet The Team

Our senior management team have extensive experience across a variety of sectors.

Steven Darrah | Founder

Steven has over 10 years experience in the insurance industry within a number of regional Intermediaries and the Lloyd’s of London marketplace. Steven has worked with a diverse array of startups, high growth and corporate organisations across the globe throughout varying stages of their development. 

Paul Gaudin | Chairman

Paul has been in HealthTech industry for 24 years. He has been an advisor to the various authorities and has sat on a number of committees. For the last 6 years he has traveled across the world working with a major Reinsurer, setting up the infrastructure to achieve what is now the worlds most widely used disease risk production App. 

Robert van der Zalm | CFO

For 28 years Robert has been an operationally oriented CFO. His geography included 14 years in Asia, 11 years in Europe/Russia and 2 years in North America. More recently he was Group CFO of Noble Group, a $90b turnover global commodity trader listed on the Singapore stock exchange, based in Hong Kong.

Alex Littlejohn | Venture Risks

Alex has 8 years experience working in a variety of roles within the insurance industry. Alex now focuses on providing insurance advice to companies undertaking funding rounds and insurance solutions for the tricky next steps.  

Hollie Luther | Office Manager

Hollie joined ETR in March after spending a few years working within various local estate agencies. Hollie helps connect scale-up companies with Steve and Alex, as well as keep our busy office (and Steve) in order!


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