About PIB Group

PIB Group is a new and dynamic insurance intermediary group aiming to create a leading position in the provision of specialist insurance solutions across the UK market.

Founded in 2015, PIB Group is backed by investment from The Carlyle Group. PIB Group is growing rapidly, both organically and through acquisition. The group currently has the following primary advisory businesses:

  • PIB Insurance Brokers
  • PIB Employee Benefits
  • PIB Risk Management
  • Channel Insurance Brokers
  • Fish Insurance
  • Thistle Insurance Services
  • Thistle Underwriting
  • TFP Schemes
  • Morton Michel
  • aQmen Underwriting
  • Citynet Insurance Brokers
  • Optis Insurance
  • Cobra Network
  • CMR Insurance Services
  • Cooper Solutions
  • BK Insurance Brokers
  • RA Insurance Brokers
  • Marx Re Insurance
  • UKinsuranceNET
  • Rigton Insurance Services
  • Arlington Insurance Services
  • Erskine Murray Insurance Brokers
  • WDB

Our businesses operate from a growing network of offices currently in London, the Midlands, Scotland, East Anglia and the South West, as well as Guernsey.

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The PIB Group board


Brendan McManus
Chief Executive Officer

Brendan McManus is CEO of PIB Group, having previously served as CEO of insurance brokers Willis UK, Giles Group and Gallagher UK. He began his insurance career with Sun Alliance Group, rising to become Managing Director of RSA UK Commercial Division from 2003 – 2007. He is Vice President of the Chartered Insurance Institute and past Deputy Chair of BIBA.


Ryan Brown
Chief Financial Officer

Ryan Brown is CFO of PIB Group. Ryan spent over 15 years as an investment banker focused on the financial services sector with Fox-Pitt, Kelton and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, before then moving to Towergate where he held the roles of Group M&A Director and Finance Director of Towergate Underwriting. He has an MA from Oxford University.