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Meet Our Insurance Specialists

Get to know our team of insurance superheroes

Our experts

Our experts are more than just insurance aficionados; they’re your trusted guides through the maze of temporary insurance. With their wealth of industry experience and a deep understanding of the unique challenges involved, they’ll ensure you have the right coverage for your needs.

While insurance can often be seen as a complex and serious matter, our experts have a knack for simplifying the process and injecting a dose of positivity into the conversation. You can expect friendly faces, warm smiles, and a willingness to go the extra mile to answer your questions, address your concerns, and provide you with comprehensive solutions that offer peace of mind and protection.

Alan Inskip

CEO & Founder

Alan Inskip is a multi-awarding insurance broker and CEO of Tempcover – a leading provider of temporary car and temporary van insurance. Alan is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) having worked in the industry for over 15 years, with over 13 years’ experience as Tempcover CEO.

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Darryl Smith

Head of Agile

Darryl Smith is the Head of Agile here at Tempcover. Darryl graduated from UWE, Bristol and started his career in IT in the mid-’90s, as a software developer using Microsoft development tools. With a thirst for knowledge, he became a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer early in his career. He used his knowledge to author software solutions for the banking, retail, shipping, travel and finance sectors over the coming years. Switching to Scrum Master in 2015, he achieved his Professional Scrum Master status, and has been continuing the Agile journey in multiple Agile Scrum teams ever since. Using his development experience, Darryl has a technical approach to the Scrum Master role and has found this particularly useful in assisting the engineers. Darryl became Head of Agile at Tempcover in 2022 and is working with the organisation to improve processes and efficiencies across all departments.

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Graeme McDermott

Chief Data Officer

Graeme works closely with the Tempcover C-Suite to specify all data operations, including data capture, protection, CRM, analytics, conversion and optimisation. Graeme boasts more than 20 years' data and analytics experience, having spent 17 years at the AArising to the position of Data & Insight Director before he moved to Addison Lee where he spent four years as Chief Data & Analytics Officer.

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Graham Cutbill-White

Head of Brand & Marketing Communications

Graham Cutbill-White is the Head of Communications at short term insurance provider, Tempcover. Graham has been writing about the world of car insurance for many years, creating hundreds of useful guides and consumer articles on topics covering car and driver safety, technology in the auto industry, learning to drive and much more. After finishing his degree at the University of Surrey, he began writing for a range of websites including life insurer, Better Protect. Since working with Tempcover, Graham has provided articles for a number of national newspapers such as The Guardian and Daily Mail, as well as insurance and finance focused sites such as Finance Derivative. You can find out more about him on LinkedIn.

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James Murray-Jones

Chief Marketing Officer at DriveTribe

Jim Murray Jones is a freelance writer and regular contributor to Tempcover. Following a 7-year stint leading product development and editorial at Auto Trader, he moved to Haymarket, where he was part of the team that acquired PistonHeads and worked on the digital development of Whatcar?. After leading a management buyout and business restructure at the news and travel magazine TNT, he returned to automotive at News UK, where he launched sunmotors.co.uk and managed the relaunch of Sunday Times Driving. He then moved to a strategic leadership position at the classified marketplace Exchange & Mart, before taking the role of Chief Marketing Officer at DriveTribe, the automotive social media platform founded by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. He is a regular contributor on DriveTribe, as well as their trade and business intelligence platform DTinsights.com. Jim has a Geography degree from the University of Reading and an MBA from Henley Business School.

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Marc Pell

Chief Technical Officer

Marc Pell has been with Tempcover for over seven years, providing development and technological support, strategy and implementation. He graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a BSc in Automotive Technology and an MSc in Computer Science and has over 15 years of development experience. This has helped him not only shape the company’s technological strategy, direction and procedures but write about the technical side of Tempcover and all the exciting opportunities and challenges that come with being Chief Technical Officer.

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Mike Greenshields

Head of PR & Content

Mike Greenshields is Head of PR & Content at Tempcover and is responsible for implementing the company’s strategies for public relations, media relations and social media. As an NCTJ qualified journalist with a keen eye for a good news story, Mike specialises in creating engaging content for audiences on digital and traditional media platforms. He has extensive PR experience, having worked agency-side for more than ten years, gaining experience in the fields of B2B & B2C tech, finance, transport & logistics, engineering and infrastructure.

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Paul Salter

Pricing & Product Director

Paul Salter oversees the range of temporary insurance products we offer at Tempcover ensuring we provide cover for as many drivers as possible and helping to develop new schemes for the business. With over 20 years in the insurance industry working for insurance providers such as Ageas, as well as a change management qualification from global change management leader, Prosci, Paul can help the business embrace new products and schemes and give an insight into how new products can provide real insurance solutions for drivers.

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Samantha Marr

Head of Customer

Samantha Marr handles all things customer based in the business using her many years of talking to customers at Tempcover to provide useful information and help them get the cover they need. Samantha graduated from the University of Central Lancashire and quickly rose through the ranks at Tempcover, passing her Foundation Insurance Test from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) before becoming Head of Customer in 2019. Writing for the website, she gives great insight into how we value our customers and help them on a daily basis.

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Steve Collyer

Head Of Testing

Steve is the Head of Testing at Tempcover and has been with the company for over 6 years. He has over 20 years of software testing experience. Starting off as a video games tester he has progressed through many testing roles in many industries including insurance, mobile applications and office space rental. During his time at Tempcover, he has worked to progress the testing process from a manual UAT process to a more technical QA process that is automation lead and involves working closely with the development team, while providing guidance to teams outside of IT on testing their deliverables.

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