Technically accomplished. Passionate. Collaborative. Authentic. Values-driven.  Individually respected experts, we came together to create a new kind of independent professional services firm and a fresh option for Insurance and Financial Services.

Green Kite Sideways Arrow inverted

GK Executive Team

Sara Ager

Chief Executive Officer

Logical and creative in her approach, Sara, a solicitor, has worked in and for Lloyd’s managing agencies, Bermudian reinsurers, MGAs and brokers. Her particular strength is in helping businesses close the gap between ‘front-end’ commercial ambition and regulatory and legal requirements.


Karen Stanford

Chief Experience Officer

Karen helps organisations define business transformation and operational improvement. Able to develop pragmatic solutions to business problems, she quickly understands the business environment, and help deliver results.


Sharon Brown

Chief Commercial Officer

Sharon has over 30 years of insurance experience; creating and delivering insurance schemes and products, sales and marketing strategies and robust business infrastructures.


GK Operational Team

Sarah Kelly

Executive Assistant and Trainee Company Secretary

Sarah is the Executive Assistant to GreenKite CEO Sara Ager. With a background in education and healthcare, she also brings experience in project management across varied sectors and provides wider business support to the GreenKite team.


Gemma Friar

People and Performance Consultant

Gemma is an HR manager with 20 years of experience within Asset Management organisations. Having undertaken a variety of roles including HR Generalist, Remuneration and Reward, HR Systems and Data Management, Gemma is uniquely positioned to offer GreenKite and our clients a range of services which support growing businesses.


Gemma Curry

Business Support Executive

Gemma provides administrative and research support for the GreenKite team on Business Development, Strategic Marketing, Operations and Client Delivery.


Nadia Timmer

Marketing and Communications Manager

Nadia has spent most of her career supporting organisations at different levels. She has created and implemented marketing strategies, organised events, has been in charge of social media campaigns and reporting and analytics. With a creative mindset, Nadia is able to transform ideas into a strategy and work closely with other parties creating content and campaigns.


Carlene Notman

Finance Assistant

Carlene has spent her career in Financial Services with a broad knowledge of recruitment and procurement.

GK Delivery Team

Luke Appleton

Operations and Transformation Consultant

Luke has detailed knowledge of the General Insurance Market, specialising in the integration of software houses and third parties. He can act as a bridge between technical IT teams and business stakeholders, ensuring requirements and solutions are understood by all areas of change. Luke takes great pleasure in helping businesses identify areas of change and then supporting those changes through to delivery. 


Becky Bennett

Client Solutions Partner

Becky is a people-focused change professional specialising in both project management and business analysis. With experience within General Insurance, Reinsurance and Company markets as well as experience in other sectors, Becky brings a can-do attitude to complex change. Becky thrives in large complex change programmes with multiple workstreams and likes to ensure business goals are realised.


David Holmes

Compliance Consultant

David brings more than 15 years of invaluable compliance experience in the Financial Services industry, predominantly in the realm of insurance. He has a passion for assisting businesses in achieving positive customer outcomes. With his extensive experience in engaging stakeholders, David advises and fulfils the regulatory requirements of the organisation. Additionally, he provides guidance on policy matters and keeps the business informed about forthcoming regulations.


Gary Burke


Gary is passionate about “transformation, change and making things work better”. He helps organisations align strategy and lead transformation to deliver great outcomes.

Marcus Tompson


Marcus is a compliance consultant, working on a wide range of regulatory projects, specialising in the use of data to drive outcomes. 

Previously, Marcus has led large digital and call centre functions, providing a deep and unique insight into customer behaviours across multiple communication channels.

Claire Carpenter


Claire is a senior compliance consultant specialising in large regulatory change projects. She has a depth and breadth of regulatory knowledge gained through practical industry experience with roles such as Head of Compliance/Conduct with General and Lloyd”s insurers, MGA’s and insurance intermediaries.

Georgina Rose


With more than 20 years across Lloyd’s, London, Mutuals and the General Insurance Market Georgina has a detailed knowledge of regulatory expectations and the required governance and cultural ‘buy in’ required in order to achieve them. 

Ramsey Sanatian


Ramsey is an Operations professional with 13 years of experience in the General Insurance Market, including 6 years at a Lloyd’s Syndicate and 5 years in the Claims department of a major P&C Insurer. Ramsey enjoys working on complex Change projects and has extensive experience in Claims, Underwriting and DA Process Improvement Projects.

Kris Bryant


Kris is a Fellow of the ICA and has more than 26 years’ industry experience of Risk, Compliance and Financial Crime with many of those spent as a SMF16/17 (CF10/11) within a range of household name and boutique SME financial services businesses. He takes great satisfaction in assisting his clients in ensuring their systems, controls, frameworks and resources are fit for purpose in sometimes challenging environments.

Tarvinder Gandhi


Tarvinder is a credit control expert with extensive experience in the London insurance market. He effectively collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to establish and embed operational processes and manages projects and teams to achieve successful outcomes. He strives to produce quality output, provides excellent customer service and drives continuous improvement within the Finance/Credit Control function.

Ola Abijo


Ola is a highly skilled business analyst with extensive experience across diverse industries, including insurance, IT, start-ups, saving and investments, telecom, and energy. Throughout his career, he has successfully tackled a wide range of projects. With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of corporate policies and objectives, Ola excels in swiftly managing challenges as they arise. His experience lies in delivering effective and innovative solutions, assisting businesses in achieving their transformational objectives.

James Calvert


James is a proficient business analyst and has spent a career of nearly 20 years specialising in the London Insurance Market, an industry that he finds continually provides interesting opportunities. He is familiar with the challenges presented to market participants and enjoys discovering and deploying innovative solutions to give his clients a competitive edge wherever possible. James is an associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and holds the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

Chrystine Gittens


Chrystine, a practising employment lawyer who was called to the Bar in 1994 – experienced at grievance & disciplinary investigations. An Accredited Mediator who provides practical & commercial advice.

GK Board

GreenKite advocates and consciously supports diversity of background, thinking, leadership track record and approach – and more! Our Board reflects this, as well as bringing 100+ years’ experience in Insurance, Reinsurance, Finance and Executive Education.

Karen Graves


A proven experienced insurance market professional at Director and NED level with a blend of operational and people management skills at local and Group level.


Kasha Mleko


A marketing and business development professional, Kasha is strategic and critical in her thinking, bringing a refreshing perspective as advisor to our Board.


Tim Johnson


An entrepreneurial accountant with more than 30+ years’ experience in wealth management, and employee benefits, Tim has acted in Financial Services roles from independent financial adviser to Group CEO. He brings a huge breadth of experience to our Board — and a great sense of humour!


Paul Leach, GreenKite People & Performance Lead

Paul Leach


Paul is a Human Resources, Organisational Development Consultant & Portfolio HR Director. Focussed on the bottom-line, he delivers pragmatic, commercially-driven HR solutions and is passionate about delivering sustainable business performance.


Find out more

We’d like to keep you up-to-date with GreenKite thinking, events and news.