Meet the Gravity Team!

At Gravity everybody has an important part to play, to find out more simply hover over a team member and scroll.

Gravity Central

DALE COLLETT

Managing Director

Dale Collett

Managing Director

Having set up the company from a home garage in 2012, Dale shows no signs of slowing down! Dale oversees the business and is responsible for delivering the company objectives. He is a firm believer in the importance of our company identity and values, which give us our strong heartbeat. Part of this is our Chartered Status which is vital to our model as giving hands-on support as trusted advisors.

Tel: 07791 152860

dale@gravityriskservices.co.uk

RITCHIE JONES

Commercial Manager

Ritchie Jones

Commercial Manager

Ritchie has been with Gravity since 2014; Originally an account executive, Ritchie has grown with the company and is now our Commercial Manager, looking after the Client Service Team. This team is responsible for handling client queries, servicing their policies, dealing with claims and working closely with the Account Executives. Ritchie is the ‘go-to’ person in the office with an abundance of market knowledge at his disposal making him the back-bone of the Stourbridge office.

Tel: 0121 2705809

Email: ritchie@gravityriskservices.co.uk

LUCY ALDRIDGE

Operations Manager

Lucy Aldridge

Operations Manager

Lucy joined the Gravity family in August 2019, bringing with her experience of working at a high level for other Brokers including looking after Corporate International accounts. Lucy is involved in looking after our flagship accounts. She also has responsibility for the Management of our Compliance and Training functions 

Tel: 0121 2705809

DAWN COLLETT

Company Secretary

Dawn Collett

Company Secretary

Dawn has worked with the company since it began trading (Dale says she had no choice!) performing virtually every role in the business. Dawn’s role now includes managing the growing office and helping us to make business improvements and efficiency gains. A keen spreadsheet fan, her aim is to be an expert on the systems so we ‘systemise the routine and personalise the exception’.

Tel: 0121 2705809

Email: dawn@gravityriskservices.co.uk

RACHEL GRIFFIN

Finance Manager

Rachel Griffin

Finance Manager

Rachel joined the Gravity family in December 2016, and brought with her nearly 30 years of insurance experience, together with the Cert CII qualification. Rachel looks after the Finance function with meticulous care and her strong organisation skills help to ensure the smooth running of the team.

Tel: 0121 2705809

Email: rachel@gravityriskservices.co.uk

ALICE MALEY

Finance Support

Alice Maley

Finance Support

Alice joined the Gravity team in August 2019 as part of our Apprenticeship programme, studying towards the Association of Accounting Technicians

Tel: 0121 2705809

JOSH RICHARDS

Finance Support

Josh Richards

Finance Support

Josh joined the Gravity team in August 2019 as part of our Apprenticeship programme, studying towards the Association of Accounting Technicians

Tel: 0121 2705809

HELEN GRIFFIN

Operations Support

Helen Griffin

Operations Support

Helen is a true team player! She uses her broad range of skills to support our Operations Team, as well as assisting in Finance and Client Service functions. Helen helps to train and coach new members of staff and also looks after our suppliers. 

Tel: 0121 2705809

Email: Helen@gravityriskservices.co.uk

JOHN MULQUEEN

Senior Account Executive

John Mulqueen

Senior Account Executive

John has worked in the insurance industry for 19 years, ultimately gaining experience in the placing and servicing of Property Owners/Managers, Professional Indemnity and General Commercial Insurance. John is fiercely devoted to giving the highest quality of advice to his clients, ensuring their business are suitably protected. Being exceptionally personable, John has built strong, long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with his clients.

Tel: 07792 929241

Email: john@gravityriskservices.co.uk

ALAN HOOD

Senior Account Executive

Alan Hood

Alan is the most recent addition to the Gravity team. Having over 30 years experience including as Branch Manager for National Brokers, Alan manages a number of key accounts for the company.
He also becomes the 3rd Cambridge United supporter to join the company!
Tel: 07810 446298

KIERAN WILSON

Account Handler

Kieran Wilson

Account Handler

Kieran joined the Gravity family in May 2018 and brought with him several years of commercial insurance experience. This, coupled with his warm, friendly manner and strong attention to detail makes him a member of the team to look up to and learn from. Kieran has already progressed in his role and is now actively servicing his own client list.

Tel: 0121 2705809

Email: kieran@gravityriskservices.co.uk

SOPHIE MCDONOUGH

Account Handler

Sophie McDonough

Account Handler

As an account handler, Sophie uses her insurance experience to assist client’s with their day to day enquiries. Sophie works within the Client Service Team, providing a range of support services to our clients. Sophie’s excellent communication skills allows her to provide a professional and friendly service

Tel: 0121 2705809

Email: Sophie@gravityriskservices.co.uk

KAREN WELCH

Account Handler

Karen Welch

Account Handler

Karen has been a member of Gravity since October 2017 and brought with her years of insurance experience including time spent as an Underwriter for RSA. Karen’s hardworking ethos helps support her colleagues and ensures her clients experience only the best in customer service.

Tel: 0121 2705809

Email: karen@gravityriskservices.co.uk

SAM LABON

Claims Handler

Sam Labon

Claims Handler

With vast experience in Claims Handling, Sam uses her extensive knowledge to help our clients in their hour of need to make a claim and reach an early settlement.

Tel: 0121 270580

DOMINIC COLLETT

Account Handler

Dominic Collett

Account Handler

Dominic joined the company in 2018 to support the lead generation team and has shown his communication skills as well as being the IT guru! Being Dale’s son he knows he has to be on top of his game all the time! He certainly has a better sense of fashion than his Dad!

Tel: 0121 2705809

Email: dom@gravityriskservices.co.uk

JOSH WEBB

Development Executive

Josh Webb

Development Executive

Josh joined the Gravity family in July 2018, he brought with him several years of Retail sales experience from the motor trade. This, coupled with his previous management roles and eagerness to learn has enabled him to progress quickly in his new business development role.

Tel: 07528 519403

Email: joshua@gravityriskservices.co.uk

LUKE LOVE

Sales Support

Luke Love

Sales Support

Luke joined the Gravity Team in August 2019 as part of our Apprenticeship programme, studying to towards the Chartered Insurance Institute qualifications

Tel: 07528 519403

DAVID HOWE

Consultant – SIS Risk Solutions

David Howe

Consultant – SIS Risk Solutions

David has a wealth of experience, particularly in Property Owners insurance. Trading under his own Company name, SIS Risk Solutions, David gives very personal hands-on support to his clients.

Tel: 07557 515853

Email: david@sisrisksolutions.co.uk

MATT MCCALL

Consultant

Matt McCall

Consultant

Having spearheaded the New Business team at Gravity, Matt is now a Consultant to Gravity and trades under his own brand ‘Raw Material Cover’.

Email: matthew@gravityriskservices.co.uk

Gravity North

SAIQA ASHRAF

Director, Gravity Risk Services (North) Ltd

Saiqa Ashraf

Associate Director

Saiqa is leading the development of our presence in the Northern Region. Her extensive knowledge and willingness to always go the extra mile for her clients has seen her grow a loyal client base. Saiqa has strong business acumen and is driven to building a team around her as part of the regional expansion.

Tel: 07734 236759

Email: saiqa@gravityriskservices.co.uk

GEOFF BOWN

Gravity Risk Services (North) Ltd

Geoff bown

Having worked with Saiqa and Dale previously, Geoff’s pedigree was well known to the Gravity team. With 17 years experience in the Leeds market he has a strong profile, most recently leading a team of Advisors in servicing a book of business as well as successfully securing a large number of new accounts.

Gravity West

MATT SLATER

Director – Gravity Risk Services (West) Ltd

Matt Slater

Director – Gravity Risk Services (West) Ltd

To follow

Tel: 07469 35 17 32

Email: matt@gravityriskservices.co.uk

MANDY SLATER

Director – Gravity Risk Services (West) Ltd

Mandy Slater

Director – Gravity Risk Services (West) Ltd

To follow

Tel: 0121 2705809

Email: mandy@gravityriskservices.co.uk

Gravity East

RICHARD GIBSON

Regional Director – Leicester Branch

Richard Gibson

Regional Director – Gravity Risk Services (East) Ltd

Our Regional Director Richard Gibson who is co-owner of Gravity Risk Services (East)  has over 30  years’ experience in insurance broking for commercial and corporate clients throughout the UK and Europe.

Richard’s days are very mixed which include the “day to day management of the business,  New Client Account Development, Servicing of a large portfolio of clients  and the management of Affinity Schemes and introducers.  All this is backed up with the quality personal  service and support his clients deserve.

Richard has a vast knowledge of  all aspects of industry with particular expertise to “all things metal”, construction and the motor trade.

Tel: 07510 695335

Email: richard@gravityriskservices.co.uk

Tel: 01787 221294

KELLY LAWRENCE

Associate Director – Leicester Branch

Kelly Lawrence

Associate Director – Leicester Branch

With over 15 years’ experience in Commercial Insurance broking in a variety of roles plus the Advanced Diploma in Insurance (ACII) qualification, Kelly is responsible for the day to day running of the regional Leicester Office. She uses her excellent organisational skills to provide support to the Account Executive to ensure that all clients needs are looked after on a day to day basis

Tel: 0116 4782888

Email: kelly@gravityriskservices.co.uk

RICHARD LAWRENCE

Finance Controller – Leicester Branch

Richard Lawrence

Finance Controller – Leicester Branch   

Richard he has over 20 years’ experience working in different accounting roles for both national and independent brokers. He is responsible for ensuring that all Insurer statements are paid within the agreed credit terms, dealing with all queries that may arise. He also manages the finances for the regional Leicester Office.

Tel: 0116 4782666

Email: rich@gravityriskservices.co.uk