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meet the management team

Stephen Hodgson

Commercial Director
Stephen joined RBIG in September 1982 where he has remained ever since, developing a very successful career. The varied nature of the role along with his loyalty and ambition has seen Stephen progress from office junior through to director and major shareholder.
Besides maintaining a large bank of commercial clients Stephen thrives on developing new client opportunities and is an excellent communicator. He is a natural problem solver who enjoys meeting people and puts the interests of his clients at the forefront.  As a lifelong Manchester City fan and keen cyclist his life outside work is far from dull.

Stephen Astles

Finance Director
Stephen trained as an accountant in a Manchester City Centre practice for five years before joining RBIG in 1988. In 1989 he became Financial Director of the Group and in over thirty year’s in the business has played a key and integral part in the growth and success of the Group.
Away from work he enjoys cycling and most sports. He is a lifelong fan of Manchester United and now spends most of his time watching his son play football and cricket.
He enjoys time with the family and jetting off to sunnier climates to get away from the Manchester rain!

Geoff Gregory

Broking Director
Geoff joined RBIG in 2006 after an impressive 21 years working for Insurers latterly as a Senior Underwriter with Aviva. In 2009, Geoff harnessed his wealth of experience and insurance expertise to became RBIG Broking Director. He is responsible for managing the Broking relationships with our insurer partners as well as technical guidance to the RBIG team and clients. Geoff enjoys time with his family outside of work and most sports including supporting Manchester City.
RBIG’s extensive experience, professionalism and commitment to service excellence provides welcome reassurance that you’ll benefit from the best advice, cover and price. It’s insurance expertise that puts you at ease.
’One stop’ for all your insurance needs
Experienced and expert in the provision of general business insurance, our dedicated team also boasts a broad range of sector-specific specialisms.
A proven pedigree
We’re proud to have served the business community for 40 years. Our proven pedigree enables us to provide clients with time-tested risk management strategies to best protect their corporate assets, liabilities, profits and investments.
The trusted choice for business
Our clients trust and rely on us to arrange affordable and effective protection for their vital corporate assets, commercial vehicle fleets, private cars, key people and more.