• MEET THE TEAM

Howard Broadbent

Managing Director

I have worked in the commercial and residential insurance and finance industry for over 35 years. I set up the company over 14 years ago having held numerous senior corporate positions within the finance sector. These are exciting times for PXL Associates Ltd, the company has ambitious growth plans and I am keen to introduce new processes and technology to help enhance and simplify the customer journey. I am relishing the opportunity with confidence and I am keen to draw on my considerable corporate experience, which was latterly, predominantly focused on developing new business channels.

David Hawksworth

Affinity Groups Relationship Coordinator

David Hawksworth, whom many of you will probably know as he has worked in the hospitality industry for over 47 years. He has held many official, influential committee positions, and still runs his own pub, The Fox & Hounds in Bullamoor, Northallerton. Part of David’s responsibility is to work closely with insurers to help create bespoke products that ideally suit the needs of those working in hospitality.

Ian Gilkes

Residential and Commercial Finance Consultant

Ian Gilkes is an extremely experienced individual having worked in the industry for over 20 years both in this country and New Zealand. Ian prides himself on delivering a truly professional, timely and hassle-free service from application through to completion. You can ask Ian all the questions you need and see all the options available before he arranges your commercial or residential mortgage and any associated life insurance products.

Sam Caplan

Residential and Commercial Finance Consultant

Sam Caplan is another valued member of the team who has worked in the finance industry for over 10 years. As a company we source mortgages from the whole of the market, so he is able to provide a mortgage perfect for your deposit, equity, and monthly budget. We offer a full advice service, so you can be assured that you won’t be left in the dark. On the commercial side, we are also members of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) and fully adhere to the industry recognised Code of Practice.

Nicky Wall

Office administration co-ordinator

Nicky Wall is a loyal member of staff who has worked for the company for over 10 years. She plays a key role in ensuring we deliver high standards of customer service at all times providing support in both our business areas of finance and insurance.

Carl Higgins

Compliance Consultant

Carl Higgins has over 20 years’ experience in the industry and helps in our company endeavours to continually provide a highly professional service and processes to our clients. The finance industry is heavily regulated in order to protect the customer at all times and to ensure they are treated fairly and we are totally committed to the FCA rules and guidelines. However, we have also engaged the services of Carl, an experienced compliance consultant, as a further safeguard and he carries out additional checks to ensure impartiality.