Catherine has over 15 years’ insurance experience as both a commercial underwriter and broker. Catherine previously spent seven years living and working in Spain in the property sector, and still enjoys visiting Spain regularly. When not insuring all kinds of media clients and art events she hits the gym or yoga mat and then the spa.Follow Catherine on Twitter
Catherine joined us from Saffron Insurance Brokers after 4 years' commercial broking experience. With a Cambridge degree in Biochemistry, she specialises in life science insurance, alongside which she's studying hard for her professional Chartered Insurance Institute diploma. Outside of work she enjoys reading and travelling, and has recently developed quite the taste for festivals.
Gareth studied business management at university, and now has over 7 years’ broking experience. He was one of eight finalists in the national Young Broker of the Year Awards in 2013. When he’s not busy being super dad, Gareth is a competitive runner and has a keen interest in technology and music production.Follow Gareth on Twitter
Hanna joined us in 2006 from the City where she spent six years in commercial insurance and risk management at Aon, looking after UK and multinational clients. Hanna is a Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management and advises life science and technology companies. Hanna is also a qualified fitness instructor and enjoys running, golf and baking.Follow Hanna on Twitter
Natalie joined us from Towergate Entertainment with nearly 20 years' experience in insurance in the Media & Events industry. Her experience includes both underwriting and broking, giving her an excellent perspective on securing the best for her clients. Natalie also holds a Diploma in Media Studies, is a great festival-goer, and loves spending time with her young family.Follow Natalie on Twitter
Phillipa joined La Playa’s London office after working locally in commercial insurance in Suffolk while her family were young. With over 20 years of general and commercial insurance experience, she is delighted to have found her passion in the science and technology sector. Phillipa is devoted to her family, to Tottenham Hotspurs FC, prosecco, and foreign travel.Follow Phillipa on Twitter
Rory joined us in 2016 having spent three years in commercial film production. Rory works across both the Arts & Entertainment and Science & Technology teams. Outside of work, Rory enjoys playing the guitar and rugby, both with limited success.Follow Rory on Twitter
Tracey is director of La Playa’s creative sectors, heading up our Arts & Entertainment and Media & Digital divisions. With a background in the City and three decades of insurance experience, advising clients, and managing complex insurance portfolios, Tracey is also a Chartered Insurance Broker. She’s a regular runner, mainly to counterbalance her cake obsession.Follow Tracey on Twitter
Specialist & Independent
La Playa's specialist Mediatech team can help you protect your business with smart, flexible, high-performance insurance - with a friendly human UI. We understand the risks and pressures you face - and we speak your language. We’ll support you with great advice - helping you make good decisions for your organisation. Our exclusive portfolio policies can help streamline costs, and we’ll always help you stay ahead of the game in managing risk.
We also offer Business Protection (including Key Person Insurance) and Employee Benefits: a joined up approach with a team of advisers working for your best financial interests - all under one roof
Advice You Can Trust
…from an expert who understands you
Tech-based business is 24/7, global and borderless, exposing you to new risks and liabilities - often in unfamiliar places. As the law struggles to keep pace with technology, insurance can provide a real safety net if you fall foul of changing legislation.