Growing Thomas Carroll Group opens 6th office


Expansion continues for Thomas Carroll the insurance, risk and wealth management company with the opening of a new office in the rapidly developing Newport, South Wales.

Claire Humphries, a longstanding Director at Thomas Carroll who will lead the Newport team said:

“The office is the Group’s sixth and makes a strong statement about our commitment to growth and our belief in the Newport business community. The move brings us closer to our clients and professional contacts in the area. We have deployed a strong team to help support local companies and business owners with independent and Chartered advice around insurance, wealth management and health and safety.”

Joining the team are two newly appointed, experienced insurance brokers Tim Putin and Murray James.  The appointments demonstrate the Group’s investment in recruitment, people development and succession planning.

Tim joins Thomas Carroll with 10 years commercial insurance and loss adjusting experience. Previously working with Bluefin in Bristol, he specialities in Property, leisure and manufacturing. 

With 23 years’ experience in the insurance in the industry, Murray knows the Newport business community well having lived in the area all his life. 

Thomas Carroll have further invested in the new location by transferring Vanessa Williams and Brian Watson from their offices in Caerphilly and Swansea. Brian is an experienced insurance account manager and Vanessa will provide a dedicated service to SMEs.

Rhys Thomas, Chief Executive Officer at Thomas Carroll said:

"We are enjoying significant business growth across our regions by attracting leading talent with proven expertise and strong client relationships. Thomas Carroll has doubled in employee numbers over the past ten years and are proud to be contributing to the economy as a Chartered independent company.”

In addition to Newport, Thomas Carroll has offices in Caerphilly, Swansea, Haverfordwest, Hereford and London.