Management team

Glen Johnson


Glen has extensive knowledge in all areas of North American Delegated Authority business, having first joined us in 1985.


He now concentrates on the production and placement of Delegated Authorities and travels to the USA on a regular basis visiting Coverholder offices and attending various conventions.


Luke Bauckham

Chief Executive Officer

Luke is Chief Executive Officer of Corrie Bauckham Batts. He has worked within every department since he joined the Company in 1998 and has developed a good understanding of the whole business. 

Luke was appointed to a broking position in 2006, specialising in the production and placing of US Binding Authority Insurance. He became a Director in 2013. Luke has travelled extensively throughout the USA and continues to do so. Luke is focused on driving the business forward for many years to come.

James van-der-Heiden

Claims Director

James started in the Lloyd's market in 1988. He joined Corrie Bauckham Batts as a Claims Broker in 2002 and became Head of Claims in 2011.

Matthew Loynton

Finance Director

Matthew is a Chartered Accountant and has been an Associate of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since qualifying in 2009. Before joining Corrie Bauckham Batts and becoming Finance Director in 2016, he specialised in financial services audit with a particular focus on both Brokers and Risk Carriers in the London Market.

Michael Rose

Michael started in the Insurance industry in 1999 and has had an extensive career with CBB.

During this time Michael has developed an in depth knowledge of the London Market and is currently responsible for the ongoing support and development of the Company's systems.


Ley Towers


Ley joined CBB in 1993, having worked in the Lloyd’s Broker market since 1978. She currently heads our Technical Team and is Trustee of the CBBH Pension Scheme.

Barry Sinclair


With over 35 years’ experience working in the London Market, Barry re-joined Corrie Bauckham Batts Ltd in 2014 as Company Secretary, with additional responsibilities for Compliance.

Michael Wells

President CBB Holdings Limited

Michael Wells started his career at Lloyd’s as a broker in 1956. Michael joined the Board in 1984 and was appointed Chairman in 1995, tasked with managing the long-term development of the Group and its corporate administrations.

Michael lead the management buyout of the majority shareholding from C J Coleman Holdings, leading us to be a fully-indpendent Lloyd's Broker.

At the start of 2020, Michael was named President of CBBH; stepping down as director of both CBB Limited and CBBH Limited.

Gary Ward

President CBB Limited

Gary started as a broker in the Lloyd's market in 1973 and joined us in 1983.

Gary became Chairman of CBB in 2018; having been a director since 1992. Gary was a director of Corrie Bauckham Batts Holdings Limited since 1999.

At the start of 2020,Gary was named President of CBB. At the same time he stepped down as director of both CBB Limited and CBBH Limited.

Broking team

Graham Chambers

Placing Broker

Beginning in 1973 and including senior positions as Agent, Broker and Underwriter, Graham's insurance career brings a depth of expertise to our team.


His focus is on Personal and Commercial lines of business including High Net Worth, Fine Art and Jewellery risks.

Charlie Croton

Placing Broker

Charlie started his Career in the Claims department at a Lloyd’s Broker in August 2010. He moved to the broking department in 2015, before joining CBB in 2017.


Charlie has placed various classes of business including High Value Homeowners, Commercial Property, Jewellery, Fine Art and Specie in the Lloyd’s Market.


Calum Johnson

Placing Broker

Calum started with us in our Technical department, widening his knowledge of the Insurance market and the business itself.

After developing a good understanding of the insurance market. He is now part of the broking team placing various classes of business at Lloyd's.

Nick Robbins

Placing Broker

Nick has been with the Company since 2013, arriving from a UK broker where he experienced every area of the company, developing a good understanding of the insurance market. Nick places various classes of business in the Lloyd’s market including Transportation, Jewellery, Fine Art and General Specie risks.


John Sawyer

Business Producer & Broker

John has over 30 years insurance experience specialising in Binding Authorities and has held many senior roles in the Lloyd’s and London insurance markets, including a spell with a USA Coverholder.

John joined CBB in January 2020 and brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge across many classes of business.


Our Professionals

Not forgetting the many professional CBB staff, who behind the scenes for many years, have contributed to the successful operations of the Company.