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Management team

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Mike Cutler

Group Managing Director

Mike Cutler

Group Managing Director

Since joining ExamWorks UK in 2009, Mike has worked in a number of senior roles across the business.

For the past 7 years as Premex Services Managing Director, Mike led the company through a substantial period of growth and his passion for customer experience and service proposition was pivotal to its success. Mike became Group Managing Director of EWUK (subject to FCA approval) in February 2020, which includes the Kindertons Group of companies. Initially as a qualified solicitor, Mike has extensive experience in the personal injury and claims industry and will use his knowledge and expertise to drive the Group’s growth across the sector.


Paul has a successful track record in the insurance industry both in the claims and underwriting arena including a 20 year career at AXA and strong connections with major brokers and insurers and was recently President of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Bolton. He has supported many organisations over recent years in the claims supply chain sector to improve service and create new propositions for clients. Paul joined Kindertons as Managing Director in March 2019 and has overall responsibility for the day to day leadership of our business and service delivery to our customers. He continues to manage our other niche business, Plantec Assist.

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Paul Taylor

Managing Director

Paul Taylor

Managing Director

Paul joined Kindertons as Managing Director in March 2019.


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Shaun Ellison

Non-Executive Director

Shaun Ellison

Non-Executive Director

Shaun established Kindertons in 1993 in his hometown of Middlewich in Cheshire.

Shaun founded Kindertons in 1993 and he remains a key figure within the Group. Shaun’s desire to stay involved in the business, enables us to utilise his wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise, as well as his active involvement in the various challenges the industry has faced over recent years. This includes the recent Competition & Markets Authority investigation into Private Motor Insurance. Shaun has an incredibly strong reputation within the Credit Hire Industry and is a member of the ABI GTA Technical Committee, which helps govern the day to day running of the protocol agreement between insurers and CHO’s, is highly influential.


Christian is responsible for defining and delivering the overall strategy for sales and marketing across the different sectors in which the Group operates. A highly successful senior leader with a strong track record in sales, customer service and general management. Christian is instrumental in supporting the Group’s continued growth through the ongoing focus on strong client retention, market leading customer service and new customer acquisition. Christian was previously Managing Director and co-founder of Jigsaw Law which is the one of the group companies.

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Christian Lindley

Group Sales Director

Christian Lindley

Group Sales Director

Christian is responsible for defining and delivering the overall strategy for sales.


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Alistair Campbell

Group IT Director

Alistair Campbell

Group IT Director

Alistair joined Kindertons in May 2020 as Group IT Director.

With over 20 years’ experience in technology delivery, Alistair joined Kindertons in May 2020 as Group IT Director. He has overall responsibility for Application Design & Development, IT Infrastructure and End User Technology/Support. Alistair is responsible for setting and delivering the IT strategy to ensure that the IT function is able to underpin the future growth of the group in its chosen market. Alistair has held senior roles at several organisations prior to Kindertons, including Accenture, Thales and security and authentication firm Giesecke and Devrient, where he was the Chief Technology Officer for the Australian subsidiary of the organisation.


Kirsty joined The Kindertons Group in 2018 as Group Recoveries Director. Harnessing a strong strategic and technical background, she guides the Recoveries department in collecting monies owed whilst minimising insurer friction and catering for scalability. A multi-disciplined leader, Kirsty has extensive and varied experience within the credit hire and personal injury sectors, and has been a qualified Solicitor for the last 19 years. For the last two years, Kirsty has chaired the Credit Hire Organisation and also sits on the GTA Technical Committee.

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Kirsty McKno

Group Recoveries Director

Kirsty McKno

Group Recoveries Director

Kirsty joined The Kindertons Group in 2018 as Group Recoveries Director.


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Christophe Leemanyan

Fleet Logistics Director

Christophe Leemanyan

Fleet Logistics Director

Christophe is responsible for the Group’s fleet funding, procurement and logistics.

Christophe is responsible for the Group’s fleet funding, procurement and logistics. He has also been heavily involved in the integration of a number of acquisitions made by the Group, including Plantec Assist and Sovereign Automotive. Christophe originally joined Kindertons in 1997 when the credit hire industry was in its infancy.


Tamsyn is responsible for defining and implementing the people strategy that supports the wider ExamWorks UK’s strategic goals, which includes the business objectives set by The Kindertons Group. Tamsyn is a qualified HR professional (FCIPD) and Occupational Psychologist (AFBPsS) who has worked across a variety of business sectors. Starting her career with Royal Mail Group and then Reckitt Benckiser, Tamsyn is dedicated to delivering strong commercially-focused outcomes for the business. Change management and high performance are critical factors to business success and both involve bringing our people with us on the journey.

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Tamsyn Haselden

Group HR Director

Tamsyn Haselden

Group HR Director

Tamsyn is dedicated to delivering strong commercially-focused outcomes for the business.


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Caroline Russell

General Counsel and Head of Compliance

Caroline Russell

General Counsel and Head of Compliance

Caroline advises the wider ExamWorks group in respect of a wide range of legal and compliance matters.

Caroline joined the company in 2009 and advises the wider ExamWorks group in respect of a wide range of legal and compliance matters. Caroline is responsible for driving forward the ExamWorks compliance and risk management programme, helping to ensure that the company ethos of continual improvement and active risk management is the forefront of the group strategy. Caroline qualified as a solicitor in 2002 and spent seven years as a corporate lawyer in Manchester, initially with Brabners Chaffe Street and latterly as an associate with DLA Piper.