We are an independent intermediary with decades of combined London market and International experience providing a fresh alternative.
We specialise in servicing reinsurance and programme clients and ensure our clients come first.
We aim to make your buying experience, smooth, speedy and efficient.
We will simplify complex transactions and foster strong working relationships between our clients and their market.
Our job is to create lasting, mutually beneficial relationships between our clients and their markets.
We know our clients and their needs, and understand our markets.

EC3 offer a comprehensive service focused around our clients.
With a service based on decades of US market experience,our team will bring a fresh and innovative approach to placing your business.


Danny Driscoll

With a career spanning over 26 years in London based (re)insurance, Danny has built up a truly unique set of experiences. Serving both national and international companies with dramatically different requirements, he has accrued a wealth of knowledge available to all clients.

Danny has held positions at the following businesses: Integro Insurance Brokers (Principal), AHJ Special Lines (Director), Gallagher Re (Partner) and Benfield (Member of the US Production & Marketing Team).

Simon Harvey
Finance Director

Simon Harvey is a qualified Charted Management Accountant with over fifteen years post qualification experience. Simon’s background has been with large multinational businesses in the Technology & Telecoms and Financials Services sectors in the UK and across Europe, including the heavily regulated business in BT, Openreach.

His focus has been on helping these companies create new revenue streams through structured processes, accurate reporting and challenging the business to drive sustainable growth. This included controlling large-scale investment projects such as the £1.5bn investment in Superfast Broadband networks across the UK.

Simon states his passion is to help deliver sustainable profitability through great financial support.

Non-Executive Directors

Howard Cheetham
non-executive chairman

Howard is an extremely experienced and recognised executive in the international reinsurance market. With exceptional connections and relationships within the reinsurance industry, Howard has experience of both starting a new operation and managing a multi-national organisation.

For over 25 years a broker, the major time within the Aon group, he then crossed over for six years and was very active in the business development and strategy of the Flagstone Group, holding many positions within the group both in the UK and overseas. Following a short period consulting with ProSight at Lloyds, Howard left ProSight at the end Oct 2013 and is now working on various assignments/projects as HJC consultancy.

Mike Fletcher
Non-Executive Director

Executive director and currently sits on the board of AIM listed companies Inspired Energy Plc and Fairpoint plc, as well as a number of privately owned growth companies including Praetura Asset Finance, Incorporate Travel and Starcount.

Prior to this, Mike was a managing director of investment bank Altium Capital and has over 10 years’ experience in mergers, acquisitions and corporate finance.

Mike has spent time advising a range of clients from public companies, private equity houses and entrepreneurs.

Mike is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with PwC in 1999.

Chris Giles
Non-Executive Director

After graduating, Chris joined Griffiths & Armour in their Liverpool office as a Trainee Commercial Broker, before moving to Giles Insurance Brokers in 1988. Chris grew the company organically and with a number of acquisitions made throughout the UK and Channel Islands. With a revenue in excess of £85 million, Giles was one of the Top 5 Regional UK Brokers before its sale to A J Gallagher in November 2013.

Chris is a Non Executive Director of EC3 Brokers Ltd and is also focusing on the US Insurance market and owns INK US Underwriting and Pioneer Programs.

Chris has been a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute since 1991.