Meet the team
Tasker & Partners Team
Barry Reynolds
Managing Director
Barry Reynolds
Managing Director
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Barry has over 32 years’ experience within the Insurance Industry.

He has held a number of senior roles within the Lloyd’s and London markets gaining experience as both an Underwriter and an Insurance Broker. He is a member of the Tasker Insurance Group’s Executive Committee and has been on the Board of Tasker & Partners since 2000.

Barry leads Tasker & Partners as Managing Director and is responsible for the delivery of strategy. He specialises in Binding Authority and complex placements and is focused on the delivering quality products and high levels of service.

Andrew Waring
Business Development Manager
Andrew Waring
Business Development Manager
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Andy has been working with brokers across the UK for a number of years forging close and mutually beneficial business relationships. Andy joined Gresham Underwriting in September 2015 to run our business development initiatives, working closely with regional brokers to ensure we provide the best possible solutions.

Chris Choat
Senior Placing Broker
Chris Choat
Senior Placing Broker
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Chris joined Tasker & Partners in February 2014 with over 25 years’ experience in the London Market. He has extensive placing expertise and market relationships across speciality classes of business including Fine Art & Specie, Marine & Cargo, Professional Indemnity and Real Estate.

Previously Chris worked our sister company  Gresham Underwriting for 10 years, during which time he was responsible for setting up their open-market placing operation.

Darren Chick
Senior Placing Broker
Darren Chick
Senior Placing Broker
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Darren specialises in placing Contingency and Event business and in turn has created one of the leading solutions in the market. Darren joined Tasker & Partners in February 2015 bringing with him over 37 years’ experience in wholesale and retail broking. Darren has extensive experience in the London Market having worked for various Lloyd’s brokers for over 25 years.

Richard Ellis
Senior Placing Broker
Richard Ellis
Senior Placing Broker
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Richard has been a Lloyd’s Broker for 35 years, specialising in all aspects of the UK market; Property, Liability, CAR, HNW and Contingency. Consequently, I have established longstanding relationships with underwriters, across all classes of business.

Jack Rivett
Senior Account Executive
Jack Rivett
Senior Account Executive
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Jack has worked within Lloyds market for 13 years with a background in Casualty, Property and Professional Indemnity. With a focus on wholesale broking Jack has worked in partnership with third party brokers to ensure the best outcomes for the insured.

Leanne Godfrey
Commercial Account Handler
Leanne Godfrey
Commercial Account Handler
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Leanne has over 15 years of market experience working across property and casualty insurance mainly in the Entertainment sector for both UK and Irish clients. Leanne joins Tasker & Partners bringing relentless drive and resilience in securing the best possible outcomes for her broker’s and their clients.

Chloe O’hare
Commercial Account Handler
Chloe O’hare
Commercial Account Handler
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Chloe started her career at Millers where she operated as a Binder Technician in the delegated authority division. Chloe brings these vital skills and experience into the team to assist our third-party coverholders whilst also developing her knowledge and exposure to facultative risk placements for our partner broker.

Alice Hobbs
Junior Account Handler