Meet the team

Find out about the wealth of talent and expertise throughout our business. 

John Coomber
Chairman

John Coomber has been Chairman of MH(GB)Ltd (Mactavish) since 2006.

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Bruce Hepburn
Chief Executive

Bruce is the Chief Executive and founder of Mactavish, the UK’s leading independent outsourced buyer of insurance and claims management expert.

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Paul Spencer
Non Executive Director

Paul provides a unique insight into the core customer base of corporate insurance buyers for Mactavish, and was awarded a CBE.

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Steve Smith
Non Executive Director

As a business angel, Steve has invested in and contributed to the development of a number of very successful businesses.

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David Martin
Non Executive Director

David provides a unique insight into the Insurer and Broker markets that are increasingly important to Mactavish.

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Rob Smart
Chief Technical Officer

Rob heads up our research work as well as discharging a wider technical oversight and developmental role across all client projects.

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David Hertzell
Chairman – Dispute Resolution

David Hertzell was Managing Partner of city law firm DAC until 2006. He was appointed a Law Commissioner in 2007 until 2014. Today David is Chairman of Mactavish’s dispute resolution practice.

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Richard Matthews
Operations Director

Richard graduated from Oxford University with a degree in French & Russian. He spent a further two years at Oxford completing an MPhil in French & Russian literature.

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Ian Glanville
Finance Director

Before joining Mactavish in 2019 Ian’s career has included attaining a partnership within KPMG Corporate Finance and CFO roles at Elder Technologies and Bulb Energy Limited.

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Steve Allen
Marketing Director

Steve has been a brand and marketing consultant to high-profile companies in both the US and the UK. His particular focus is on B2B financial and professional services.

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Matthew Pellowe
Head of Business Development

As Head of Business Development for Mactavish, Matt’s responsibility is to deliver growth, increase brand visibility and further expand the industry knowledge

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James O’Connor
Business Development Manager

James graduated with a BA in Politics and International Relations from the University of Reading in 2014, before reading Law at BPP University.

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Juliana Marku
Business Development Manager

Juliana is a Business Development Manager focusing on engaging with new and current clients and enabling the company to grow.

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Tom Miskin
Technical Director

Tom is currently a Technical Director and project leader in Mactavish’s delivery team, with responsibility for managing and delivering client projects.

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Katherine Quoroll
Technical Director

Katherine is currently a Technical Director and project leader in Mactavish’s delivery team, with responsibility for managing and delivering client projects.

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Emma Murrant
Senior Analyst

Emma is a qualified member of the Chartered Insurance Institute, holding a Diploma in Insurance, and was the joint winner of the Insurance Institute of London’s 2016 Commercial Insurance Contract Wording prize.

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Daisy Gibbs
Analyst

Daisy graduated with a BA in History with German from UCL and holds a PhD in History from the same institution.

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Georgia Hockenhull
Junior Analyst

Georgia graduated in 2019 with a BA in Politics and International Relations from Pembroke College, Cambridge.

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Josie Dallas
Junior Analyst

Josie graduated in 2019 with a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Magdalen College, Oxford. She joined Mactavish as a Junior Analyst in 2020 and works on a range of Mactavish’s client projects.

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Liam Donnelly
Junior Analyst

Liam graduated with a BA in History from Queens’ College, Cambridge in 2017. Since graduating, he has completed internships in the legal and insurance sectors.

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