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Board of Directors


Our leadership team is committed to building a profitable and reputable business. They draw on many years’ industry experience and are focused on the delivery of superior service and market leading solutions.

Peter Finch

Chairman

Peter is the co-founder of MRIB, and is still very passionate about seeing his ‘fourth child’ continue to grow and surpass his expectations.

Maureen Finch

Director

Maureen co-founded MRIB in 1972. She continues to play an active role and is also involved at Main Board level in decision making.

Edward Finch ACII

Managing Director

Prior to joining MRIB, Edward had a successful career working for a leading UK Insurer and Global Broking Firm. Edward was appointed Managing Director of MRIB in 2008, and under his leadership the business has strengthened its position to become one of the country’s leading Chartered Insurance Brokers.  This has been achieved through sector-led organic growth, strategic expansion, a dedication to transparency and most importantly a fundamental belief in the provision of first class service.

Elaine Woodall ACA

Financial Director

Elaine joined MRIB in 2000 after a successful career in the City where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Elaine’s expertise lies in finance and compliance. She oversees acquisitions and all human resource related matters. Our standards of excellence are maintained by her rigorous policies of recruitment, training and quality assurance. All these elements have produced growth and a stable platform to become one of the country’s leading Chartered Insurance Brokers.

Paul Finch Cert CII

Director

Paul is the head of our Private Client department. His mission is to ensure that MRIB continues to deliver insurance solutions that are customised to the individual needs of our clients, supported by a consistently high level of service.

Andrew Woodall Dip PFS Certs CII (MP & ER)

IFA – Director Financial Services

Andrew is head of MRIB’s Financial Services team. He has over 25 years of experience in providing financial planning advice to meet the needs of individual and corporate clients. His strength is providing a professional and tailored service, to enable people to plan effectively for their futures. He works in partnership with accountants, solicitors, tax advisers and independent discretionary fund managers to deliver bespoke, innovative solutions which are regularly reviewed and evaluated, so that they continue to meet objectives and take changing circumstances into account.

Michelle Finch BSc (Hons)

Operational Director

Michelle joined MRIB in 2014 with 21 years of experience in the insurance industry, having worked in a variety of client facing roles for 3 international brokers.  She works with a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, service industries and healthcare.  Michelle brings with her a proven track record of delivering value to corporate businesses.  She thinks like a client and maximises insurance and risk offerings, tailoring them to individual client needs.

Linda Meichtry ACII

Broking Director

Linda has been working in the insurance industry since 1983 and has been ACII qualified since 1990.  During this time, Linda has worked for a variety of different employers – insurance companies, reinsurers, regional brokers, specialist schemes brokers and national brokers – which has meant that she has worked with clients at all levels from new business start-ups and Small Medium Enterprises, through to multinational companies in numerous different industry groups.  Linda enjoys the challenge of designing a bespoke insurance programme, tailored to fit the individual needs of each client.

Justin Kogel Cert CII

Corporate Director

Justin joined MRIB in 2007 as a Relationship Manager, before being promoted to the Operational Board in 2014 as Corporate Director. He continues to look after an extensive book of existing business, and enjoys negotiating with the relevant insurance markets. Justin is also heavily involved in the continual progression of MRIB, from the development of IT processes to the day-to-day running of the back office systems; focusing on maintaining and improving the efficiency and compliance of the Group.

Paul Kingsbeer Cert CII

Corporate Director

Paul joined MRIB in 2004 after 15 years as an underwriter with two of the UK’s leading insurance companies. His understanding of how insurers perceive risk means he is well placed to provide MRIB clients with the best possible advice. Paul is responsible for MRIB’s compliance strategy, ensuring that all customers receive clear information about the products they buy, so they can be sure about what is covered.