It’s our people that make all the difference
- We attract and retain the best staff – so you get the best service.
We value and care about our staff; we encourage them to achieve their best. In return, they give great loyalty to us and our customers. On average, our employees stay with us for more than 10 years. Four of our key staff have clocked up nearly 120 years – there aren’t many companies that can say that!
Managing Director and Commercial Insurance Broker
With over 30 years of experience, Chris has a broad knowledge to help his business clients arrange robust and cost-effective insurance solutions. Chris is passionate about providing great personal service, which is one of the many attributes that keep our business successful.
Chris has a BA Hons diploma in marketing.
Outside of the office, Chris has wide interest in most sports, particularly sailing, cricket, rugby, tennis, cycling and skiing. He is also a season ticket holder for Brighton and Hove Albion FC and is delighted at their promotion to the Premier League.
Director and Commercial Insurance Broker
Kim joined R T Williams 17 years ago. She has over 35 years of Insurance industry experience, and heads up our very successful Commercial Team. She is passionate about providing an exceptional service, and has many excellent connections within the industry. She enjoys the challenge of finding specific solutions for her varied client base.
Kim has successfully completed the Certificate in Insurance, an industry qualification issued by the Chartered Insurance Institute and has a good knowledge of Health & Safety requirements, having previously studied and passed the NEBOSH qualification.
Away from the office Kim is a keen golfer, and is a member at Brighton and Hove Golf Club. Golf is in the family with her husband, Phil Bonsall, being the General Manager of Piltdown Golf Club. She enjoys visiting various places abroad to play golf, and enjoys eating out at the many varied and amazing restaurants we have in and around Brighton & Hove.
Commercial Insurance Broker
Simon has been with R.T. Williams for over 15 years and is always willing to go the extra mile to help his business clients ensure they have the most suitable cover for their needs.
Simon has completed the Certificate in Insurance, an industry qualification issued by the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Simon is a keen animal lover and bird collector. He has a dog, Albert, two cats, a lizard and too many feathered friends to mention by name.
Commercial Insurance Broker
Kerry is an invaluable member of our commercial insurance team who has been with us for over 15 years. She works tirelessly to ensure her clients get the service they deserve.
Kerry has completed the Certificate in Insurance, an industry qualification issued by the Chartered Insurance Institute. Kerry’s young children keep her busy outside the office, although she still finds time to follow her passion: football.
Senior Commercial Claims Handler
Yvonne has been with R.T. Williams for over 15 years. Yvonne deals solely with our business clients to assist with claims issues. Her competent and proactive approach is much appreciated by clients in their time of need.
Yvonne has completed the Certificate in Insurance, an industry qualification issued by the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Away from the office, Yvonne is a mum to three, which keeps her busy. She also enjoys charity events, including a sponsored walking marathon, and spending time with friends.
Commercial New Business Developer
Hannah is the newest member of our commercial broking team, having joined us from a brokerage in London. Her enthusiastic and upbeat personality, along with her previous experience in the hospitality and events industry, make her well suited to her role of developing new business.
Away from the office Hannah enjoys skiing and horse riding, having previously competed in show jumping.
Insurance Admin Supervisor
Peter heads up our administration team a crucial function as his team are the often the first people to speak to our clients. Peter manages car insurance renewals. He has been with R. T. Williams for almost 10 years, having joined us from a major insurance company.
Peter has completed his Diploma in Insurance, an industry qualification issued by the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Peter enjoys travelling and reading.
Cliff is a member of our administration team and is often one of the first voices our clients hear, as all calls to our office are answered personally.
Cliff has completed the Foundation Insurance Test, an industry qualification issued by the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Cliff enjoys playing golf at the wonderful local golf clubs, travelling and spending time with his family.
Kelly joined us in 2013 to complete an administration apprenticeship. She did extremely well and has become a valued member of our administration team. Kelly is currently training to learn even more valuable skills to progress her career.
Kelly has completed the Foundation Insurance Test, which is an industry qualification issued by the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Kelly enjoys shopping in Brighton, spending time with friends and looking after her two dogs, Albert and Daisy. Albert has successfully completed the “Pooches on the Prom” walk along Brighton seafront in support of the Martlets Hospice.
Debbie is our Company Secretary. Having joined us as a school leaver, she now has over forty years at R.T. Williams, making her our longest serving member of staff. What Debbie doesn’t know about our company, probably isn’t worth knowing!
Debbie enjoys baking (we all enjoy her baking too!), crafts and walking her springer spaniel, Ella. Debbie and Ella have successfully completed the “Pooches on the Prom” walk along Brighton seafront in support of the Martlets Hospice.
Lesley looks after the marketing for R.T. Williams, along with client and staff communications. Lesley has been with our company for almost 10 years, having previously worked for a major insurer for 25 years.
Lesley has completed her Diploma in Insurance, an industry qualification issued by the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Lesley enjoys spending time with her family, who are all avid Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club fans (as long as they don’t talk about football too much!).
Mara, our friendly and loveable office dog is a golden labradoodle. She spends her days roaming around our downstairs offices and is always pleased to meet and greet our visitors with a wagging tail (we keep her away from anyone with a nervous disposition or allergy to dogs).
Commercial Insurance Administrator
Kirsten is the administrator for our commercial insurance team having previous experience in the financial services industry. With her great eye for detail, ensuring documents are accurate, She is the “go to” person for proof reading.
Kirsten is an avid theatre goer, with musicals being her particular interest.
Peter is a member of our administration team assisting our brokers. Peter is always willing to help with any administrative task that needs completing and is one of the team members who answers calls to our office.
Peter enjoys reading, walking along the seafront and South Downs and also dining at some of the great local restaurants in Brighton and Hove.
Commercial Insurance Broker
Clara joined us in 2018 previously having worked at an Insurance Broker in London. Clara has achieved the Advanced Diploma and attained Chartered Broker status from the CII (The Chartered Insurance Institute) so is well placed and experienced to help and advice with all aspects of commercial insurance.
Outside of the office Clara enjoys spending time with her family and especially visiting theme parks.
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