Meet The Team

Steve Burrows

Group CEO

As founder of The Character Group, Steve is a true entrepreneur, having successfully set up and invested in numerous businesses both inside and outside of insurance. 


Having worked for both brokers and insurers, Steve knows what it takes to build a business in insurance. 

Graham Ringer

Managing Director

With extensive experience gained from working with and for both brokers and insurers, Graham has been integral to refining and delivering the unique services and support we provide our partners.


Most recently working for a market leading network, broking and underwriting group, Graham is ideally suited to help you develop your business.

David Stanley

Group CFO & COO

David is the CFO and COO of The Character Group responsible for all aspects of our finance, corporate governance, compliance and M&A activity.

David has overseen numerous corporate acquisitions, IPOs and

re-financing exercises as the FD of various listed companies.

Paul Driver


With over 30 years retail broking experience at a senior level, Paul has unrivaled knowledge of client relationships and market placement.


As MD of the groups insurance broker and with an extensive network of contacts, both in the market and on the business generation side, Paul is an ideal sounding board when it comes to placement and growth.

Andy Green


Andy has worked for many years in the corporate world for both brokers and insurers and specialises in business growth and development.

With responsibility for group marketing, Andy provides many of our growth services to partner brokers.

We are registered as a company in England and Wales. Company number 11941054

Registered office: Office 40A, Bourne House, 475 Godstone Road, Whyteleafe, Surrey, CR3 0BL