Ross - GowerIntroducing our expert team
James O´Brien has been in the insurance industry for over 50 years. He began his career with what is now the Royal & Sun Alliance as an underwriter and was instrumental in developing Contractors all Risks cover. In 1973 James became a Director of Ross Collins, a broker who had historical family connections with Sedwick Collins now trading as Marsh.
In 1995 he joined Ross-Gower Ltd which underwent a management buy out in 2003. James now has 100% control of the company.
The ethos of Ross-Gower Ltd is based upon the philosophy on which James built his career-technical expertise coupled with personal service.
James’ interests include golf and gardening and looking after his 12 grandchildren.
Richard qualified in 2005 and became a Chartered Insurance Broker in 2007. He runs a diverse portfolio of clients as well as managing the executive team. Richard is highly regarded in the market as a technical insurance expert and acts as a referral point for complex technical issues
Richards interests include Rugby, Golf & Tennis. he is active in the local business community in Sunningdale where he lives with his wife and 4 children.
Jodie started working for Ross-Gower in 2010, previously she was an underwriter at AXA. Jodie has a varied growing book of clients and focuses on business development as well as managing key underwriter relationships.
Jodie’s family business is construction and she has carried this interest into her own property developments, plus she has competed at a high level in Latin and ballroom dancing
Ryan runs our private client portfolio as well as managing various accounts and general business development. Ryan moved to the UK in 2016 from South Africa where he was an attorney in training for his family law firm.
Ryan’s interests include playing rugby for both his local side, as well as Cricket and Golf.
Sarah has worked as a broker in the City since 2003 and joined Ross-Gower in 2018 where she predominantly runs our real estate accounts.
Sarah’s interests include skiing and diving.
Leanne has been with Ross-Gower since 2008 and she runs Ross-Gower’s accounts/credit control where she is responsible for client and insurer reconciliation.
Leanne’s interests including running and distilling her own gin.