Gungor Baykan Head of Broking & Operations BSc (Hons), Cert CII

Dealing with a mixture of personal & commercial lines, Gungor has over 20 years of experience within the insurance industry.

Gungor joined WRS in November 2020 & has since really enjoyed helping their clients in the charity sector. His expert areas are advising any motor related clients.

Away from work, he is a passionate football fan & an avid follower of Formula 1.

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Francesca Kirkham Head of Business Development Cert CII

Francesca has 20 years Insurance experience, 16 years of this has been spent at WRS Insurance Brokers specialising in Charity and Commercial Insurance. Francesca works with both new and existing clients and really enjoys getting to know her clients and ensuring their needs and requirements are met.

Francesca spends most of her spare time running after her two children and enjoys socialising with friends and family.

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Sam Cook Head of Existing Business Cert CII

Sam started working at WRS Insurance in 2011 and is now Head of Existing Business specialising in Charity Insurance. Sam has been working within the insurance industry for over 20 years.

Sam also underwrites a scheme in which WRS Insurance is recommended by Cinema for All as a provider of specialist insurance for film societies.

Sam enjoys meeting her clients and attending business events where she can chat and share her knowledge.

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Emma Jeffery Senior Claims Executive Cert CII

Emma has worked at WRS for over 22 years and is our longest-standing member of the team. Throughout that time, Emma has worked in all parts of the business but has landed on claims as her main area of expertise. The claims department allows her to have different challenges every day, and she takes great satisfaction in assisting clients to achieve settlement on their claims.

In her spare time she enjoys being with her family,  going on dog walks and attending OCR training.

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Geoff Strike Senior Account Executive Cert CII

Geoff has 18 years experience in the industry, starting with SME and personal lines, specialising in Charity and Faith insurances since joining WRS over 9 years ago.

More recently, his role has developed to include accounts duties including insurer settlements while retaining a book of key clients including those with a focus on overseas risks.

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Tom Howlett New Business Executive

Tom has over 5 Years of experience in the insurance industry and has been at WRS Insurance brokers since April 2022 specialising in charity and care Insurance. Tom focuses predominately on new clients and enjoys building rapport and helping new clients with their insurance needs.

In his spare time, he loves spending time with his family and as a new father, is constantly chasing after his daughter. Tom is also a big football fan supporting West Ham.

Emma Kennedy New Business Executive Cert CII

Emma has over 6 years experience within the Insurance industry dealing with New Business, Renewals and Adjustments.

Emma is a people person who enjoys socialising with family and friends when she is not running around after her two teenagers.



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Danielle Gingell Account Executive

Dani has worked in insurance for 6 years and been at WRS for 3 and half years. She deals with a mixture of different clients but mainly looks after renewals and adjustments for commercial insurance.

She prefers to work personally with customers and enjoys building relationships. Dani spends most of her time running around after her animals, including chickens, 3 dogs and numerous reptiles.

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Aisha Lovegrove Account Executive

Aisha has worked in insurance since 2008, dealing with a mixture of new business, renewals and adjustments for both personal lines and commercial insurances.

Aisha is a people person who enjoys building long lasting relationships with clients.

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Emma Vincent Account Executive 

Emma has over 11 years experience within the insurance industry dealing with Renewals, Adjustments and New business.

Emma is a people person who enjoys spending most of her time with friends and family. Going on walks and seeing her Niece and Nephews are her favourite things to do.

George Pendrigh Account Executive 

George has worked in insurance since leaving college 4 years ago. He started in claims and has now moved into account handling and is looking forward to a new challenge.

He spends most of the time around the rugby pitch and enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Eleanor Deal Account Executive

Eleanor has been part of the WRS team since 2023, contributing her skills and expertise to the dynamic world of insurance. In Eleanor’s spare time, you will find her riding horses which has been a lifelong passion since childhood, and also owning her own horses. She also enjoys spending quality time with friends and family and exploring the outdoors with her dogs.

Katie Oswald Head of Marketing
Georgina Dewar Senior Content and Social Media Executive
Yazmine Belcher Marketing Assistant
Lena Quilley Head of Risk & Compliance Dip CII
I started at SEIB in 1991 and have seen the company grow to its strength it is today. I am proud that SEIB is part of the Benefact Group and shares its values.
Debbie Gates Senior Compliance Assistant

I have been in the Insurance industry for over 35, 17 of those years in compliance and In May 2021 I joined SEIB and the Benefact group.

Grace Holmes Compliance Assistant

I’ve been a part of SEIB for more than two years, initially taking on the role of a receptionist. I’ve now transitioned into the field of Compliance, achieving my CERT CII along the way.

Lucy Proctor Compliance Assistant

I became a part of SEIB in March 2023, bringing with me eight years of experience in compliance. While I am new to the insurance industry, I have a solid background in ensuring regulatory adherence. I recently passed my Foundation Insurance Test and currently preparing for my next insurance exam.