ABOUT US

The R K Henshall Team

In any industry where the people behind a company are as important as the company itself, it is comforting for you to know that we all are certified in our specific field, which demonstrates the dedication and importance of our Chartered Status.

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Meet Our Management Team

We are not a call centre, but people who take the time to listen and understand your needs, service has been and will continue to be one of our main priorities.

We would like to introduce you to our management team here at R K Henshall.

John Henshall

B.A. (HONS) ACII CERT CII (FS)
Managing Director

Allen Simpson

BSc (HONS) ACII
Director

Tim Dredge

DIP CII
Commercial Director

Angela Brown

FCCA
Operations Director

Phil Cartwright

CERT CII
Client Director

Dan Reeves

CERT CII
Commercial Account Executive

Russell Stone

DIP CII
Commercial Account Executive

Lea Prince

CERT CII
Commercial Account Executive

Colin Fletcher

CERT CII/CERT CILA
Commercial Claims Manager

Melanie Woolrich

CERT CII
Personal Lines Team Manager

Stacey Gibson

CERT CII
Protection and Healthcare Consultant

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Our Location

The Grove, Mill Lane,
Wheelock, Sandbach,
Cheshire, CW11 4RD.
Telephone: +44 (0)1270 758070
Fax: +44 (0)1270 758059

R.K. Henshall © 2021

R K Henshall & Co Ltd are Independent Intermediaries and are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Directors: J.R. Henshall B.A.(Hons) ACII Cert CII (FS), A.J.Simpson ACII, T.R.Dredge DIP CII, A.Brown FCCA. Director/Company Secretary R.K. Henshall ACII. Registered No. 1285024

R K Henshall are very proud to support Lupus UK. Lupus UK is a charity very close to our hearts. Unfortunately, Nita Davies who had been a stalwart of our company from it’s very beginning lost her battle against this terrible illness in 2013. Lupus UK is the only National Charity which supports people with the immune system illness. (Registered charity nos. 1051610, SC039682) Click here to read more about Lupus UK.

John Henshall

John Henshall

Tel: 01270 758070
Email: john@rkhenshall.com

John has 20 years of insurance broking experience. John has been awarded the Advanced Diploma in Insurance by the Chartered Institute and has achieved his Certificate in Financial Services.

John is particularly experienced in the arrangement of covers for construction customers and advises across all classes including speciality lines for clients.

John is a keen sportsman having played rugby at local level for both Penrith and Sandbach. He was captain of Sandbach squash club for many years and continues to play in the North West league.

Allen Simpson

Allen Simpson

Tel: 01270 758097
Email: Allen@rkhenshall.com

Allen has over 15 years experience in commercial insurance having worked for a mixture of large and smaller insurers before moving in to an Insurance broking role. He is responsible for the RK Henshall online trading through the Hensure Brand and also has overall responsibility for a number of delegated Authority binders that operate within the Underwriting Agency. In his spare time he likes to play golf and is also the drummer in a covers band.

Tim Dredge

Tim Dredge

Tel: 01270 758066
Email: timd@rkhenshall.com

Tim began his insurance career at a national firm before working for Willis and Marsh – two of the globes largest three brokers. Whilst there he looked after a variety of corporate clients, including FTSE 100 companies and household names in the retail, manufacturing, food and drink, automotive and aviation sectors. Tim moved to London with Marsh to assist private equity funds manage the insurances of their portfolio companies, in addition to advising upon those risks associated with takeovers, mergers, divestments and public listings. Tim then moved “in house” to oversee the global insurance program of a former client – Dyson, before joining RK Henshall in late 2019 as the director of our commercial department.

Angela Brown

Angela Brown

Tel: 01270 758088
Email: angela@rkhenshall.com

Angela started her career in banking and investments. She transferred to the construction industry in 1994 where she qualified as an accountant and took on the role of Financial Controller. Angela joined RK Henshall in 2013 and is responsible for the financial management, HR and compliance functions of the business.

She is also an RAF Reservist and devotes much of her spare time to keeping fit.

Phil Cartwright

Phil Cartwright

Tel: 01270 758099
Email: phil@rkhenshall.com

Phil has nearly 30 years of broking experience, specialising in the Construction and Motor Trade Industry.

As Client Director, Phil works within the corporate business department managing a book of existing customers, introducing new clients and working with the relevant Account Executives, Senior Leadership teams and the Claims department to develop and retain existing high profile clients.

Outside of RK Henshall, Phil enjoys spending time with his son and is a keen cricketer. His true passion is Motorsport and Track days and follows the British Touring Cars all over the country.

Dan Reeves

Dan Reeves

Tel: 01270 758051
Email: dan@rkhenshall.com

Dan has worked in the insurance industry for over 25 years, the last 12 years of which were working for National brokers Swinton Commercial and Jelf Insurance.

Dan prides himself on providing a professional, hands on approach and enjoys providing the ‘face to face’ personal service that he feels commercial clients should benefit from. Clients will be guided through a thorough review and recommendations will be made in a friendly and professional manner. Dan has an interest in all types of general insurance and has particular strengths in Motor Trade, Haulage, Construction, Charities and Social Welfare risks.

Away from the office Dan has a real enthusiasm for live music, going to the cinema and reading crime and fantasy novels.

Russell Stone

Russell Stone

Tel: 01270 758064
Email: Russell@rkhenshall.com

Russell has worked in the insurance industry for over 14 years a decade of which was spent at Towergate. He has in-depth commercial insurance experience across a wide variety of industries with a particular affinity for Contractors/Construction and Motor Trade.

His clients benefit from excellent customer service stemming from his attention to detail and extensive knowledge of general insurance, engineering insurance, general liability and professional indemnity. They can also take advantage of his ability to fully understand their business and associated exposures to risks which in conjunction with his broad understanding of the insurance market enables him to source a risk transfer programme which is both robust and meets the clients requirements from a cover and price perspective.

Outside of his working life Russell enjoys healthy living/eating, spending time with his brother, friends and pet chow chow together with learning how to snow- board.

Lea Prince

Lea Prince

Tel: 01270 758061
Email: Lea@rkhenshall.com

Lea has over 15 years experience of placing and underwriting both commercial & personal lines insurance business, across a broad range of products. Areas of expertise include Manufacturing, Construction, Retail, Distribution and Warehousing, Liability and Professional Indemnity, Motor Trade and Motor Fleet Insurance. Having worked for both brokers and an Insurer, Lea has excellent industry & product knowledge.

Outside of R.K Henshall, Lea is a keen cricketer, loves spending time with his family and also holds a private pilot’s licence.

Colin Fletcher

Colin Fletcher

Tel: 01270 758062
Email: colin@rkhenshall.com

Colin has over 18 years insurance experience in both Commercial Broking and claims over a wide range of niches.

Colin is Cert CII and Cert CILA qualified which are industry recognised qualifications within the insurance claims and loss adjusting sectors enabling RK Henshall to competently manage and advise on all claims including property damage, liability and motor.

Outside of his working life, Colin enjoys playing Sunday League Football, Coaching for Hanley Town FC, playing golf and going to music gigs.

Melanie Woorich

Melanie Woolrich

Tel: 01270 758070 (Option 1)
Email: melanie@rkhenshall.com

Melanie started work at RK Henshall in 1992 as a trainee straight from school and has progressed to Personal lines team manager. She is responsible for the growth and development of all our “Insurance for You” products and her team of experienced advisors.

Outside of RK Henshall Melanie loves spending quality time with her children and keeping fit.

Melanie has recently completed her second London Marathon raising money for our company charity Lupus UK, a charity dear to our hearts here at RK Henshall.

Stacey Gibson

Stacey Gibson

Tel: 01270 758057
Email: stacey@rkhenshall.com

Stacey joined RK Henshall & Co Ltd in April 2013 where she has recently moved into a supporting role as Protection and Healthcare Consultant. Within the financial services business she has specific responsibility for employee benefits products such as private medical insurance, group life and general protection policies.

Previous to working at RK Henshall, Stacey’s background has been mainly in customer services for a variety of financial services firms. Stacey has incorporated this knowledge into her current role wherever possible in order to make sure that our clients get the best possible service.

Outside of work Stacey enjoys going to the gym and doing action packed challenges. She is also a keen singer in a band and enjoy socializing with friends and family.