Managing Director

Barry Reynolds

Barry started his career in the Lloyd's Market in 1988 and has held positions as a Lloyd's Underwriter and Broker. Prior to joining Tasker & Partners in 2001 Barry was the Deputy Underwriter of Syndicate 1242 at Lloyd's.

Leading our Lloyd’s Broker, Barry is responsible for all placing activities including facultative, binding authority and reinsurance.

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Director, Entertainment and Events

Dave Taylor

Specialising in contingency, entertainment, music, media and leisure Dave joined Tasker & Partners in February 2015 bringing with him over 45 years of experience in wholesale and retail.  Dave has worked closely with Tasker & Partners Darren Chick in various companies for over 20 years including Stafford Knight, Apex and ESR. 

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Chief Financial Officer

Stephen Lawrence

Stephen has significant experience as CFO in a number of different sectors but mostly in people driven services businesses such as Media Audits and Red Commerce. For the past 15 years Stephen has been a Director in high growth private equity backed businesses. 

Having joined Tasker Insurance Group in 2015 Stephen is responsible for all financial aspects of the business and will work with the management team to further expand the group.

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Head of Operations

Jack Smith

Jack joined Tasker & Partners in 2004 as Finance Director before becoming Head of Operations in 2013. Jack started working in the insurance market at 16 and is experienced in placing and claims for both UK and International insurance and reinsurance, latterly finance and logistics. 

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Paul Tasker

Paul founded Lloyd’s Broker Tasker & Partners in 1999 and developed the business into one of the most dynamic Lloyd's Brokers in the UK market and in doing so has gained a reputation as a creative builder of insurance intermediary business.

In 2011 Paul led the MBO of Tasker & Partners when the business was acquired by the newly formed Tasker Insurance Group.  Owned by its management and private equity backed the Group has gone on to make five further acquisitions of UK intermediary businesses, including specialist broker Pro Hospitality and the MGA Gresham Underwriting.

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