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Knighthood is experienced in arranging market-leading insurance solutions, and providing a service you can count on. Personal visits and reliable, impartial advice is all part of the package.

Lena Weaire
Managing Director
Lena Weaire
Managing Director

Lena has worked in insurance for 33 years, with the last 26 years spent at Knighthood.  Now Managing Director, she is passionate about promoting the specialist nature of Knighthood’s business and is proud of the amazing team of people she works with.  She likes to lead by example and is still very involved in the day to day running of the business.

Outside of the office Lena likes to keep fit and spend time with family and friends.   Her favourite place to visit is her family in Denmark and on her much sought-after holidays she intends to visit as many different countries as possible.

Simon Griffiths
Director

Simon sits at the helm of the Development Team, enjoying the fast-paced nature of the business and the challenges that each day brings.  He specialises in the marine insurance sector and he has extensive knowledge in this area.

Simon is a keen photographer, he enjoys camping and walking his dog.  He can also juggle!  After a particularly hard day in the office you might find him seeking peace and quiet in his hot tub in the garden!

Sarah Stafford
Operations Director
Sarah Stafford
Operations Director

Sarah has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years.   Now Operations Director, she picks up responsibility for compliance and broker development - her typical day is very busy, often unexpected and full of people.

Outside of the office, Sarah enjoys walking, camping, surfing and reading.  She can also ride a unicycle!

Eric Webb
Development Executive
Eric Webb
Development Executive

Eric ventured into the world of insurance in 1978, a Chartered Insurance Broker with a wealth of knowledge and technical expertise.  His career with Knighthood spans two decades so he is well & truly part of the furniture!

Eric spends his spare time enjoying family life, he is a skilled cook and devoted dad.  He is also a member of a band and even dabbles in a bit of windsurfing!

Harrison Knight
Account Executive
Harrison Knight
Account Executive

Harry is the newest member of our team, he started his insurance journey back in 2013 and has quickly progressed to the role of Account Executive.

As he still has youth on his side, you can often find him bounding around a football pitch, playing golf or attending the gym.  He also has two young children that keep him on his toes!

Jeremy Kinsman
Development Executive
Jeremy Kinsman
Development Executive

Jeremy has been in the insurance industry since 1990. He holds a BA (Hons) in French, is ACII qualified and he knows pretty much everything you need to know about insurance!  Having been with Knighthood since 2000, he is a very valued member of the team, committed to servicing his clients and well renowned for being a “tsunami of charm”.

Jeremy is fluent in French and it is no surprise that his favourite place to visit is Paris.  He is a keen cyclist and when not charming the pants off all and sundry he can be found at home watching gritty psychological thrillers.

Lee Wilmot
Development Executive
Lee Wilmot
Development Executive

Lee has been traversing the insurance sector as man and boy, with a career spanning 30 years.  He enjoys developing relationships with customers old and new.

When not in the office Lee enjoys amateur architectural design and landscape gardening.  At weekends he can be found causing havoc at Hever Castle with his two young boys.

 

Judy Theobald
Development Executive
Judy Theobald
Development Executive

Judy began her career in banking before being lured into the world of insurance.  She has worked at Knighthood for over 10 years, rising through the ranks, starting in our accounts team followed by a spell in broking and ultimately becoming a Development Executive.  She is a real people person and loves being on the road visiting clients.

Outside of the office Judy is a keen sport enthusiast (running, cycling, badminton, table tennis) and she loves to travel.  Her favourite place to visit is the Sigiriya Mountain in Sri Lanka and she has popped cycling to South America on her bucket list!

Mark Ryan
Head of Underwriting - Scheme Underwriter
Mike Ryan
Head of Underwriting - Scheme Underwriter

Mark has worked in Insurance for over 30 years, including long term posts at International/Lloyds Brokers, eventually joining Knighthood in 2007. Mark is Head of Underwriting, managing our schemes for Marine Craft, Marine Combined Liability and Marine Trades packages.

Outside of the office Mark is into all things tech related (his home is fully “Smart” enabled !) as well as being a big car and motorsport enthusiast.

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