Business Development Director
Giles graduated from Leeds University with a degree in Economics and Planning and Administration. He commenced his business development career with Chubb Insurance, in the UK and Australia. He moved to Hiscox, a specialist insurer, where he enjoyed a number of senior roles, before moving divisions to head up development of their Corporate Partnerships business. After taking a sabbatical in 2009, he has held strategic positions in a number of other insurance businesses.
Giles like to spend his spare time supporting his two sons on the rugby field, the eldest of whom he also coaches. He is a keen traveler, as has traveled extensively with his family, most recently to Costa Rica. He is also keen skier, having worked seasons in France and the US. He has recently discovered cat skiing, and in the last couple of years has skied in both Macedonia and Montenegro. He also actively supports a local charity Chestnut Tree House which supports children with life shortening conditions.