First Title Insurance


Lance Gibbins

Lance is Chair of the Board and the company’s audit committee. He is a Non-executive Director, who has held senior executive roles in insurance and reinsurance companies since 2000. Lance is a chartered accountant and has been on the First Title Board since 2017.

John Maidens

John is Chief Executive Officer and has responsibility for overseeing the company’s strategic plan. He has over 30 years’ experience in senior insurance roles in the UK, Europe and USA. John is a chartered accountant by profession and joined First Title in 2007.

Kevin Dick

Kevin holds the roles of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Underwriting Officer and is responsible for directing the internal operational activities of First Title and leading its underwriting strategy. He has been with the company since 2001 and is a qualified solicitor.

Ian Turner

As an Executive Director, Ian is actively involved with setting and delivering First Title’s strategic plan and has responsibility for the company’s Claims and HR functions. Ian joined the business in 2000, is a qualified solicitor and had a previous career in banking.

Justin McChesney

Justin is Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for managing the company’s financial affairs. He has been with the First Title group since 2003, is a chartered accountant and was formerly Group Financial Controller of a FTSE-listed business.

Oliver Bate

As Chief Governance Officer, Oliver oversees the Risk, Compliance and Legal departments. He joined First Title in 2010, having previously worked for a leading international law firm. Oliver is a dual-qualified solicitor in England & Wales and the Republic of Ireland.

Andrew McMahon

Andrew has been a member of the Board, as a Non-executive Director since 2017 and chairs the risk committee. His background is in financial services, operating as an Executive Director at Board level and at a senior level in the fields of compliance, risk, financial crime, legal and corporate governance.