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ABOUT US

Experts in Selling Insurance Online

Starpeak is a specialist digital distributor of insurance to niche markets.

We provide insurance to over 118,000 policyholders annually across our specialist brands, partnering with leading insurers to provide a range of products directly to consumers and SMEs.
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OUR VISION

By partnering with dynamic and ambitious underwriters we aim to become an industry-leading provider of specialist insurance products, focused on the SME market. We will leverage our technology expertise to create effortless customer experiences.

OUR Values

  • Transparency and fairness are at the heart of our relationships.
  • We’ll offer you nothing but the highest level of service
  • Forging partnerships that empower and drive success

OUR JOURNEY

Forging strong partnerships has been integral to our growth

Starpeak Limited, previously Sportscover Direct Limited, changed its corporate name in order to reflect the more diverse and developing product offering
1991
We launched
2003
First website goes live
2013
We hit £1m turnover and 11,500 policyholders
2014
iTraps launched
2018
We hit £3m turnover and 38,000 policyholders
2020
We expanded, moving to larger offices
2022
We hit £6m turnover and 77,000 policyholders
2023
Starpeak launched

The Senior Management Team

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Julian Hucks is Founder and Managing Director of Starpeak Insurance Solutions. With industry expertise that spans decades, Julian has leveraged his experience to build a specialist online insurance company that’s renowned for its comprehensive products and service offerings, tailored to meet niche market needs. As Managing Director, Julian remains actively involved in all aspects of the company's operations, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment. Julian holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Bristol.
  • Julian’s Engineering background and IT expertise coupled with his long-standing understanding of consumer insurance products has enabled the business to be highly innovative and efficient whilst gathering and analysing high quality data enabling informed decision making to underpin the business.
  • Julian Hucks

    MANAGING DIRECTOR

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    Andy Brownsell is Commercial Director of Starpeak. Andy joined the business twenty years ago from a sports background and brought his knowledge and expertise to help build the company to become the successful online insurance business it is today. With a career spanning nearly two decades in the insurance industry, Andy has established himself as a dynamic leader with a profound understanding of the commercial landscape. In his role, Andy plays a pivotal role in shaping the company's overall business direction, leading the charge of the business’s growth and expansion.

    Andy Brownsell

    COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

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    Andy Pilgrim is Technical Director of Starpeak Insurance Solutions, where he has been an integral part of the team since 2016. With a career spanning nearly two decades, Andy has a wealth of experience in bespoke business systems. Andy specialises in harnessing the power of Microsoft technologies to create innovative and tailored solutions and his expertise extends to developing intricate systems specifically designed for insurers and intermediaries. In his role as Technical Director, Andy has the responsibility of spearheading technological advancements within the organisation, including overseeing the development of eCommerce and back-office systems that are integral to Starpeak’s continued growth and innovation.

    Andy Pilgrim

    TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

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    Strong partnerships have been integral to our success. We’re always open to explore new opportunities.

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