MEET OUR CENTRAL TEAM

CENTRAL TEAM

Since our launch in 2015 the Konsileo team has grown successfully to include great expertise from all areas, helping to drive product development as well as expanding our commercial broking teams across the UK.

Interested in being part of the Future of Broking and transforming commercial insurance? We are always looking to hear from great people and you can find out more about what our team think on Glassdoor.

John Warburton

John Warburton

Founder (Insurance, Digital)

John has 20+ years international insurance and consulting experience at Aviva, Accenture and most recently Allianz where he was responsible for global marketing strategy and digital initiatives. John is an Associate of the CII, holds an MBA from London Business School and a BA in Politics from SOAS, University of London. John is also a mentor at Startupbootcamp.
Peter Henderson

Peter Henderson

Founder (Tech, Process, Automation)

Peter has 20+ years technology experience including delivering early websites for BA.com, 10 Downing Street and the BBC along with running his own company delivering management information systems for SMEs. Peter has an MA in Maths from the University of Cambridge and most recently worked at Big White Wall where he was CTO.
Gabriella Shaw

Gabriella Shaw

Delivery Lead

Gabi has 10 years’ experience in development testing, specialising in sprint management and delivery. Having previously worked at Cardif Pinnacle underwriters and most recently at Big White Wall, an online mental health organisation (where she met Peter), Gabi has had extensive exposure to both the insurance and start up world.

Benjamin Halfacre

Benjamin Halfacre

CFO

Ben has 15+ years of banking and investment management experience with Cazenove & Co., SAC Global Investors and CQS. He has been responsible for investments in banks, insurers and other financial services businesses on five continents. Ben holds an MEng in Engineering Science from Oxford University.
Arindra Das

Arindra Das

User Experience Designer (Lead)

Arindra has extensive experience building digital products, using a customer-centred approach having worked with the likes of Microsoft services, Ericsson research, Nokia and ABB. Arindra also served as an interim VP/Chief product/UX designer to many early stage startups and was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Startupbootcamp FinTech.
Laura Smith

Laura Smith

Head of Operations

Laura most recently worked at recruitment firm Huntress in a senior marketing role, with previous experience from the travel industry including running the 6000 strong Travel Agent Loyalty Scheme MoneyCard, plus extensive campaign management and driving growth for Funway Holidays. Laura graduated from Coventry University with a First in Marketing & Advertising.

Abi Sousa

Abi Sousa

Business Analyst

Abi is a Biomedical Science graduate who’s been involved in the world of startups through her previous roles managing operations at Bathtub 2 Boardroom and as former Trustee of the charity You Make It. She now makes the most of her transferable skills as a Business Analyst and heading Operations at Konsileo.
Caspar Mackenzie

Caspar Mackenzie

User Experience Designer

Caspar is a BSc Product Design graduate from Leeds University. Using a user-centred design and development teamed with his Diploma in Architectural Interior Design, he strives to create a comfortable and inspiring virtual work environment for the Konsileo brokers.

Kieron Burrows

Kieron Burrows

Head of Insurance

As a Commercial Broking Manager, Kieron is responsible for overseeing Insurer relationships and working with the broking team. He brings over 20 years of experience to his role, including experience working with Marsh, Aon, Towergate and the Lloyds and London Market. 

Meric Stanley

Meric Stanley

Lead Developer

Meric has worked in software development for over 10 years as a developer and software architect and scrum master working on databases, user interfaces and analytics infrastructure. He worked in aviation before moving into finance where he worked for Willis Towers Watson and then Aon. He has a degree in Physics from the University of Manchester.

Prina Mashru

Prina Mashru

Head of HR

Prina has 12 years of experience in executive search and selection and has worked as a specialist in the insurance industry for the past 10 years. Having recruited at all levels Prina’s experience in coaching and managing people has aided her natural transition into HR.

She currently holds a First Class Honors degree from De Montfort University in Management Science and is currently undertaking further studies in HR.

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