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Why Choose 

Lysander PR

We're insurance people doing PR - a dedicated team of former journalists and insurance market practitioners delivering strategically aligned PR campaigns for the global (re)insurance sector and its technology providers. 

Who we are 

Founding Director Roddy Langley started out in the insurance industry in 1977 and worked in the London (re)insurance and UK General Insurance markets for brokers Marsh, Willis, Heath Lambert and the Miller Group. In 2001 he took on responsibility for the PR and marketing communications at electronic trading start-up RI3K, before founding Lysander PR in 2007. 


Roddy Langley

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Helen Wright


A former B2B editor and now a PR specialist, Helen Wright has a deep respect for the value of independent journalism, good writing and tenacious thinking. After a career in publishing, including cutting her teeth as a reporter for a leading publication embedded in the international (re)insurance market, Helen joined forces with Roddy in 2017 and is Director of Lysander PR.

Mathew Pragnell


Non-Executive Chairman Matthew Pragnell is currently CEO of CGM Gallagher Group and brings a wealth of (re)insurance experience to Lysander PR. He began his career in the London Market in 1981 with CT Bowring before moving to Hogg Robinson, and was appointed Managing Director of International Insurance Brokers in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1996, which evolved to the CGM Gallagher Group in 2012.


Tom Allen


Non-Executive Director Tom Allen leads a team of International Professional Indemnity wholesale brokers at Tysers. He began life in Lloyd’s as a fine art and jewellery placing and claims broker for Duveen & Walker in 1982, and has enjoyed successful senior roles at C.E. Heath, and Howden Insurance Brokers before launching  Prime Professions’ International Wholesale Division in 2006.


Joe Malone


Having spent the first eight years of his career working initially as a B2B Editor, followed by heading up the Internal Communications department at AXA Global Healthcare, Joe Malone brings experience at both ends of the communications trail. Joe joined Lysander PR in April 2023 as an Account Manager.

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Steve Colton


Steve is an experienced communications practitioner whose career spans a broad range of sectors - in the UK and internationally - including specialty (re)insurance; life and pensions; general insurance; healthcare and protection; and retail, corporate and investment banking. He has worked in communications leadership roles for a number of household names including Aspen, QBE, Prudential, Aviva and NatWest, and joined the Lysander team as Senior Account Director in 2021.


Tony Gale

Lysander PR is incredibly lucky to work with Tony, who is not only an expert when it comes to Social Media content strategy, with many years of experience in publishing, but is also a professional skateboarder (the world freestyle skating champion no less). We benefit hugely from the fresh perspective, insights and diverse skill set that Tony brings to his role as our Social Media Manager.


Kylie Daniels


With many years experience in insurance operations management, Kylie brings a wealth of insight to her role as Operations Manager at Lysander PR. Her deep understanding of how the nuts and bolts of insurance operations can be streamlined and made more efficient is instrumental in our commitment to constantly improving and developing the most efficient, transparent and collaborative ways of working with our colleagues and clients.

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