We provide insurance advice and products, and risk management, to individuals and businesses
Established in 1973, we have grown to be part of one of the top 50 Independent Insurance Brokers in the UK. We have built an enviable reputation of technical competence across all classes of individual, business and sports insurances. We work hard to provide a customer-focused service proposition to all of our clients. Delivered by experienced, qualified insurance professionals. We advise on all aspects of insurance but are primarily commercial and industrial specialists where we aim to deliver tailored risk solutions.
Our leadership team
Our team combines years of experience with deep technical knowledge of the insurance market to ensure that our clients always have the most appropriate insurance.
Geoff Kirk, Managing Director
Geoff leads the team at Marshall Wooldridge. Geoff joined Marshall Wooldridge in October 2018 as Managing Director and was quickly promoted to Group Managing Director in charge of seven businesses that report into Marshall Woodridge. His overall responsibility is to deliver the strategy and culture of the business. He previously spent the last 15 years in various senior roles and has over 36 years of experience. Away from the office, Geoff can often be found on a boat, watching rugby or hitting the slopes.
Imran Khan, Group Broking Manager
Imran has worked in the insurance industry for the last 15 years. He is skilled in broking cases where clients require Professional Liability, Commercial Insurance, Directors and Officers Liability and Heavy Combined Liability Insurance. As well as this he has extensive experience in broking large haulage and Waste Recycling risks. Imran has a BA in Risk Management focused on Business Continuity, Risk Management & Financial Risk Management from Glasgow Caledonian University.
Lee Maddison, Group Sales Manager
Lee joined the business in 2022 and is an industry sales professional with extensive insurance experience, having served the last eight years with a large independent broker. Lee is a smart, committed and self-motivated individual with an outgoing personality and the ability to develop relationships with key business clients and colleagues. He possesses a proven track record of building long-term relationships and ensuring that a first-class service proposition is provided to clients. Lee is a qualified member of the Chartered Insurance Institute. He is a proud father and spends most of his spare time in the gym or coaching/playing rugby league.
Sue Hutchinson, Group Claims Manager
Sue has over 30 years of experience investigating and handling claims for insurers, Lloyds Syndicates and large corporate clients. She is also a past President of the Insurance Institute of Leeds. Sue joined Marshall Wooldridge in August 2020, as Group Claims Manager, with overall responsibility to deliver a service over and above that which other brokers may seek to provide. Sue is focused on building strong, solid and longstanding relationships with our clients, with a friendly and personable approach coupled with strong technical and negotiating skills, ensuring that our Client’s views, priorities and interests are properly represented and protected at every stage of the claim.
Paul Wright, Group Risk Manager
Paul has 26 years Insurance Risk Management experience along with experience prior to that as a commercial underwriter and broker. He has worked both for insurer and broker understanding the expectations of both sides of the industry and has managed Risk Management/Health and Safety for large clients helping to secure policy placement through detailed risk information as well as support their compliance with today’s complex risk management legal framework.
We're part of the GRP Group
Marshall Wooldridge is a part of Global Risk Partners Limited (GRP), one of the largest independent commercial insurance broking groups in the UK, so our local personal service is now supported by the Group's strong relationships across a comprehensive panel of insurers, providing access a wide range of quality insurance products.