Meet the team

Alistair Hardie - Managing Director

Alistair Hardie

Group Chief Executive

Alistair is our Group Chief Executive, he leads the vision and strategy for Policyfast. Alistair has spent 35 years in the insurance sector, with a wealth of experience in personal and commercial lines activities, from both the manufacturer and distributor perspective.

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Simon Taylor - Wholesale Managing Director

Simon Taylor

Wholesale Managing Director

Simon joined Policyfast in April 2019 as Wholesale Managing Director with specific responsibility for Policyfast and City Underwriters. Simon is passionate about delivering high quality solutions to brokers for their commercial and personal clients. With 30 years experience in the industry, at insurers, MGA’s and brokers, he is well placed to understand and meet the challenge and is always keen to get feedback on how we can continue to improve our services to brokers.

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Steve Parker - Managing Director

Steve Parker

Managing Director

Steve has over 30 years’ experience in development and underwriting roles for leading insurers. He has been integral to Policyfast since its inception in 2005 and managed Policyfast’s product development when he was our Associate Commercial Director. Today, as Policyfast’s Managing Director, Steve not only continues to refine our policy offering but also oversees a programme of continual service improvement to our community of busy brokers.

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Kevan Aubrey - Sales & Distribution Director

Kevan Aubrey

Sales & Distribution Director

Kevan joined the Wholesale team with responsibility for Sales and Distribution for Policyfast and City Underwriters where he will be leading the business development, broker distribution and marketing activities. He has vast experience in working with UK brokers across the general insurance sector and always keen to hear how we can continue to improve on what we deliver. Kevan believes building better, stronger relationships with our brokers is paramount to success.

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Steve Barnett

Steve Barnett

Head of Broker Development - South, South East and South London

Steve is Policyfast’s Head of Business Development. Steve has a talent for developing strong working relationships with his brokers, relationships built on trust, communication and excellent service.

Steve worked as Head of Acquisitions at another large insurance brokers before leaving to join Policyfast in 2009.

Outside of work Steve is equally goal-focused: supporting a growing young family of 3 and coaching his young sons’ football teams keeps him busy, and he finds time to play six-a-side football - even though everything now hurts.

Mobile: 07968 589461
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Lyndsey King

Lyndsey King

Business Development Manager - South West, South Wales, West Scotland and Northern Ireland

Lyndsey is our Business Development Manager for the South West, South Wales, West Scotland and Northern Ireland. Lyndsey joined in March 2022 bringing 22 years of Insurance experience, working in senior roles in both Wholesale and Underwriting where she managed over 700 brokers.

Her enthusiasm, attention to detail and pro-active approach have made her incredibly popular with her brokers, who benefit from a confident people person with a can-do attitude.

Living in leafy Gloucestershire, Lyndsey enjoys holidays with her partner, going to the gym, eating out and spending time with her wide circle of friends.

Mobile: 07769 904877
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Emma van Vliet

Emma van Vliet

Business Development Manager - North London, Home Counties, East Midlands, East Anglia and Oxfordshire

Emma is Policyfast's Business Development Manager for North London, Home Counties, East Midlands, East Anglia and Oxfordshire. She has been in the Policyfast team for over 9 years gaining experience across several different departments. In this time she has gained her Cert CII qualification and has a wealth of Policyfast product knowledge.

When not visiting brokers Emma spends time with family and friends, often out on long dog walks (with plenty of refreshment pit stops on the way!) or cooking at home.

Mobile: 07901 162732
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Rachel Collier

Rachel Collier

Business Development Manager - North, North West, North Wales and the Midlands

Rachel is Policyfast's Business Development Manager for the Midlands, North Wales, East Scotland and North.

Joining the team in November 2019 and having covered most of the area for the last 8 years, she is well known to her panel brokers. She prides herself in building strong relationships and her tenacity to provide the best possible service shines through in everything she does.

Rachel is based in Stafford and spends most of her leisure time entertaining friends and family with her wine merchant husband. They have 3 sons and a shiny new granddaughter born in August 2019.

Mobile: 07795 402708
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Mike Stockhouse

Mike Stockhouse

Business Development Manager - North, North East and East of Scotland

Mike is Policyfast's Business Development Manager for the North, North East and East of Scotland.

Joining in May 2020, Mike has a can do attitude, and thrives on helping brokers with the challenges they face.

With over 35 years of experience in both Broking and business-to-business arena's, Mike prides himself on building strong relationships with Brokers.

When not working hard for his brokers, Mike lives in Nottingham and enjoys world travel (which he has done extensively) to learn about other cultures, gardening to relax, cooking to try out different cuisines and is a big Arsenal fan, which he says is a labour of love these days!

Mobile: 07436 182386
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Dean King

Dean King

Business Development Manager for the South, South East and London.

Dean is Policyfast’s Business Development Manager for the South, South East and London. Dean joined Policyfast in April 2021 having spent many years in a variety of broker development roles at LV and most recently at the MGA Unicorn. Having worked with brokers across the South over many years Dean has many strong relationships built on service and integrity.

He is a very keen golfer and father to two young children, the children have had a significant impact on his golfing time! Dean is also keen on his motorsport visiting Le Mans 24 hours several times in recent years.

Mobile: 07501 728170
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Alex Smith - Contact Centre Manager

Alex Smith

Operations Manager

Alex is the Operations Manager for our Huntingdon and Watnall offices. Alex’s focus is ensuring that our teams work efficiently and effectively together to ensure our brokers enjoy outstanding client service. Away from work, Alex enjoys a round of golf and walking his dog.

Phone: 0800 3081 433
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