About Us

Paul Humphreys Credit Insurance Services Limited was established in September 1994 as the specialist Credit Insurance Division of Staffordshire based Claverley Hyde Insurance Brokers Limited.  Following a  management buyout Paul & Sara took full control of the business in September 1998.

Paul Humphreys


Paul spent his early working life in the Royal Navy before starting a career in finance. Paul started work with Trade Indemnity, now Euler Hermes in 1988 and worked as an account manager in the Birmingham office. After a period with an international broker he joined forces with Claverley Insurance Brokers in Stoke on Trent setting up Claverly Hyde Financial Risks Limited in 1994. Paul remains personally responsible for existing and new business relationships with clients. Paul is keen golfer and  avid cricket fan who also enjoys taking the dog for a walk and going to the pub.

Paul ran in the 2009 and 2010 London Marathons in aid of the children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent the MS Society  and having sworn to never do it again ran in 2018 in aid of Guide Dogs UK.



Sara Humphreys

Following the MBO Sara worked full time in the business, working mainly on customer relations and marketing, she now works mainly on administration and internal operations. Sara is a keen walker and actively involved at Mochdre Cricket Club on anything from teas to being the Child Welfare Officer.



Matt Humphreys

Having previously worked in the business on a part time basis Matt joined the family firm as a full time assistant broker in October 2017 and works with Paul on both client servicing and new business. Matt studied Business at A Level and then took a break from studying to spend  2 winters playing cricket in Australia. For the last 3  years Matt has been captain of  the Mochdre Cricket Club first  in team and he also sits on the clubs management committee.   As well as helping to coach at the cricket club Matt also spent 3 years working as an assistant coach for the Mochdre Lions disability football team.


Mike Humphreys

Mike Humphreys also works in the business and focuses on systems , IT  and day administration. Once we can persuade him to allow it a photo will follow shortly.

Guide Dogs Zebedee, Angus and Fletch.