MEET THE TEAM

Mal Guest

Managing Director

Mal has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years, with extensive experience with Eagle Star and Zurich insurance before moving to Source Insurance, a software led insurance broker, as Managing Director in 2004. Mal later led the general insurance businesses within the LSL Property Insurance Group. He most recently worked for a digital online mortgage broker as CEO.

Liam Pritchard

Operations Director

Liam graduated from Swansea University in 2009 with a degree in Actuarial Studies. Liam joined Red Apple in 2010, joining the senior management team as the Head of Finance in 2013. In 2017, Liam became Head of Operations for Red Apple Finance after  being project lead as well as the functional architect for the software platform.

Jonathan Pinkerton

Finance Director

Jon joined the Red Apple Finance board in 2020 having previously worked for one of The Big Four consultancies and leading UK financial institutions. Jon brings with him significant expertise in both insurance and consumer credit, which will enable Red Apple Finance to deliver exceptional solutions for our clients. Jon is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Brydie Weston

Admin Assistant

Brydie joined Red Apple Finance in November 2018 as Administration Assistant. Brydie assumes responsibility of the Client facing side of our business and ensures that our client receives “one-touch” service for all their needs. Brydie has a wealth of experience in administration and customer service having worked as a supervisor for a popular coffee chain and various administrative roles within the health sector.

Amy Fardo

Customer Service

Amy joined Red Apple Finance in December 2018 as a Customer Service agent. Amy has a degree in American Studies, including a year of study at the University of Southern Mississippi. Amy has over ten years’ experience in customer services and administration, in multiple industries with a wide range of roles, including complaints handling, business development, back-office administration and technical support for Sky TV and The Royal Mint.

Sam Malait

Finance Analyst

Sam joined the finance team in Red Apple Finance in July 2020, having previously worked in finance in both the health & legal sectors. Sam has a degree in Accounting & Finance and is nearing completion of his ACCA qualification. Sam is the initial point of contact in the finance team & looks after all things numbers, from liaising with clients to ensuring payments and receipts flow smoothly.

James

James Williams

Lead Software Developer

A graduate in Software Engineering, James joined Source Insurance way back in 2002. Having worked as a developer on a huge range of systems, James subsequently became Development Lead, helping to create the software platform we see today. James and his highly capable team manage the software and keep it operating at peak performance.

Gary

Gary Thompson

Software Developer

Gary joined the software development team for Red Apple Finance’s software product in 2016, bringing his experience from previous developer roles within the home insurance and travel industries. With a keen interest on emerging technologies, Gary aims to keep existing and new software systems in line with current software development principles and practices.

Katie

Katie Glenn

Software Developer

Katie holds a degree in Computer Science from Cardiff University, and has over 7 years’ experience working in various areas of property and insurance software. She joined the Red Apple Finance development team in late 2020, having worked on other Red Apple Finance systems since 2016.