Our People

Raquel Addleman
Personal Lines Account Handler
0161 830 1295

Raquel joined the company in 1999 as our receptionist. In January 2010 Raquel transferred to our Personal Lines team specialising in all aspects of personal insurance. In her spare time she keeps busy competing in a weekly pub quiz team and enjoys dining out with friends.

Nikki Colcombe
Account Handler
Angela Corbo
Senior Commercial Account Handler
0161 830 1289

Angela has been with us since 1991 and in insurance broking all her career from her early days in personal lines and motor fleet through to her current position. Outside work she likes to follow her favourite football team and take part in Belly Dance, Zumba and Latin/Ballroom Classes, all of which keep her on her toes!

Liz Frost
Private Medical Executive
0161 830 1282

Liz has worked in the PMI arena since 1986 and joined Buckland Harvester in 2010 to set up the PMI division. Broking company healthcare schemes and individual policies is Liz's forte. Likes: Rugby union and a good chat and glass of fizz with the girls! Dislikes: The rain, it makes her hair frizz!

Ian Hollas
Director
0161 830 1291

Ian has been insurance broking in the North West for 26 years, experienced in placing all manner of technical risks, from SMEs to PLCs. Specialist knowledge in the construction sector. Likes: Fell running and listening to live music (not together). Dislikes: Cow fields (with or without cows) and reality TV.

Daniel Hopwood
Personal Lines Account Handler
0161 830 1283

Dan joined the company in August 2017 and began his career in insurance broking in 2015 specialising in all aspects of personal lines insurance. In his spare time he enjoys Gaming, Fishing & watching Football (Manchester City).

David Hudson
Managing Director
0161 830 1281

David has worked in insurance since 1980 in Birmingham, Leicester and Bournemouth, moving to Manchester in 1990, joining (then) Buckland's in 1992. Married with four daughters, his free time (such as it is) is spent watching football, playing badminton and as church steward.

Rob Leach
Commercial Account Executive
Steve Mason
Director
0161 830 1292

Steve has been in insurance for over 40 years and a broker since 1976. He now deals in all types of commercial insurance and is a past president of the Insurance Institute of Manchester. Married with one son. Likes: chess and real ale. Dislikes: No major hatred of anything.

Sandra McMahon
Accounts Administrator
0161 830 1293
Claudia Nash
Commercial Account Handler
0161 830 1294
William Norbury
Fleet Technician
0161 830 1285

William has recently celebrated 25 years at Buckland Harvester and been in insurance both man and boy! As well as being Fleet Broker he is also our resident "techie" and supports our staff with their IT needs. Likes: Sci-fi, music, good company and food (ideally the latter three all together!). Dislikes: Spiders, dark chocolate and swearing.

Jihnesh Patel
Claims Technician
0161 830 1286

Jihnesh started working for a small broker/claims management company in 1999 mainly running the claims management of the company and in 2007 joined Buckland Harvester dealing with all aspects of claims. In his spare time he enjoys DIY and also likes to travel.

Samantha Scholes
Commercial Account Handler
0161 830 1288

Sam has been in the insurance industry 32 years, mainly as an insurance broker. Originally from the south of England she moved up North nine years ago when she started working for Buckland Harvester. Sam deals with small businesses along with the weird and wonderful. Likes: Watching TV. Dislikes: Bad manners.

Madeleine Todd
Group Financial Controller
0161 830 1280

Madeleine joined the company in 2002 having spent her whole career in finance. She divides her time between planning and preparing the group's finances and keeping a happy office. Away from work she keeps busy between her family, dogs and (as the whole office can testify) advanced cake making.