Authors


At Hiscox, we know that as you grow your business, you want to stay informed with articles from the very best minds in the field. That's why we have a variety of expert authors with a range of different backgrounds to help bring you the expertise you need for your SME to thrive.

 

Abi Clark


Abi joined Hiscox over five years ago, providing PR support and advice to the UK and wider Group as well as developing our social media channels. In fact one of her favourite projects was starting this small business blog. She has been working in PR and communications for over 12 years for a range of organisations and brands across insurance, food and drink and charity.

 

Alan Thomas

Alan Thomas is a small business expert at Hiscox, advising technology and media SMEs. He says: “Entrepreneurs fascinate me because they bring ideas to life. I work with them every day so I hear a lot about the challenges they face and I want to share that knowledge to help other SMEs succeed.”

 

Alex Wheal

As a Commercial Client Manager at Hiscox, Alex works closely with technology start-ups to help them understand, manage and insure against key risks, particularly as they look to scale.

 

Andrea Reynolds

Andrea Reynolds is the CEO of Swoop Funding. Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority as an Account Information Services Provider (reference number 833145), Swoop is a business funding and savings platform enabling businesses to discover the right funding solutions across loans, equity and grants, and to identify and easily make savings.

 

Andreas Pouros

Andreas Pouros has spent the last 14 years building, managing, and mentoring digital businesses to success. A digital marketing expert, he is also the co-founder and COO of Greenlight Digital (external link). His views and opinions have been quoted by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and he is a regular contributor to Econsultancy.

 

Charlotte Lawson

Having spent 4 years at Hiscox, Charlie is a Development Underwriter for Hiscox Direct Commercial. Her responsibilities include underwriting, products and pricing to our customers directly, both online and via our customer experience centre. Previously, she worked for the Hiscox Broker channel in London and has also spent time in the claims and finance teams, as well as being seconded to underwrite in the San Francisco office.

 

Dan Barker

Dan has worked with the web since the late 90s. He began as a software engineer and moved to various marketing and e-commerce roles, leading on the marketing, management, and growth of multi-million pound e-commerce sites. Since then he's worked with more than 100 brands, on everything from marketing and technology to analytics and optimisation.