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.


Gareth Wharton

Gareth is Cyber CEO, responsible for leading Cyber Insurance at Hiscox. He also leads the Cyber Centre of Excellence (C3), a dedicated cyber resource which draws together expertise from across Hiscox’s cyber staff. Gareth is a regular speaker on Cyber risks and has been quoted by the BBC and ZDNet. Gareth was previously the Hiscox CTO, leading the IT Strategy and architecture teams, and ran Infrastructure Services for Hiscox prior to this. Before joining Hiscox, Gareth worked at multiple financial services companies, including 9 years at Aon in various IT roles.


Helen Wright

Prior to rising to the position of Associate Director at Jordans Corporate Law as a qualified solicitor and Senior Commercial Solicitor, Helen was an in-house solicitor at Jaguar Land Rover. She has continued to specialise in advising in the automotive sector and has also developed a legal specialism in competition law.


Hiscox Experts

Hiscox insures over 400,000 businesses (based on the number of policies sold in 2022), has a Defaqto five-star rating and is the proud winner of the Feefo Platinum Service award (2020-2023), rated by real customers.


Laura Foster

Laura Foster works at ContractorUK, a website which has served the UK’s IT contracting community since 1999.