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Meet the team

Pauline Rushton from Bluestone Insurance

Pauline Rushton ACII

Company Director

Pauline has over 30 years experience in the insurance industry. In that time Pauline has earnt extensive respect in the insurance industry and a diverse portfolio of clients echoing her broad business knowledge, risk management skills and understanding of contract law. She is a community supporter and a Trustee for Cirencester Housing for Young People. When not in the office her interests include polo and motorbike track days.

  • Chartered Insurance Broker
  • Qualified as Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute in 1995
  • FCA Authorised Individual – Reference Number PXR01654 – Senior Managers Function 1
  • Member of The Institute of Risk Management
  • Personal Objectives – Continuous improvement (Kaizen) and to inspire, mentor and train others
  • Interest – Business Law
Dan Ogden from Bluestone Insurance

Dan Ogden Cert CII

Company Director

Dan started his career in insurance broking in 1990’s working as account support in a large international broking firm. When this firm closed its regional office Dan moved to a local firm in Cheltenham as an Account Handler where he continued to specialise in commercial insurance. Dan progressed through his extensive experience to a Senior Account Executive role with a national broker, with responsibility for large and diverse portfolio of clients, gaining awards and recognition along the way for growth and retention.

  • Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute
  • FCA Authorised Individual – Reference Number DLO01016
  • Controlled Functions – Senior Managers Function 3
  • Member of The Cirencester Chamber of Commerce
Dominic Curnock from Bluestone Insurance

Dominic Curnock Cert CII

Commercial Account Executive

Dominic has 7 years’ experience within commercial insurance of which 4 years were as a commercial trading underwriter for a well-known insurance company within Gloucestershire. Dominic’s Specialities include Public houses, Restaurants, Sports Clubs, Electrical and Plumbing Contractors and Haulage. Dominic is currently studying for towards his Diploma in Insurance.

Dominic is an active member of the Cirencester Chamber of Commerce and also is on the board of trustees for the Cirencester Opportunity Group which is a local charity based in Cirencester. In his spare time, Dominic enjoys running cross country and playing football.


Jake Shutler Cert CII

Senior Account Handler

Jake has 6 years insurance experience and is currently studying towards his CII Certificate. His insurance carreer started with Motor insurance before progressing to Commercial insurance in 2018. Jake’s experience has primarily been in Professional Indemnity, Retail and Property Portfolios.

Jake is a proud supporter of the Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Society (SANDS) charity and has taken part in fund raising events for them and plans to do more.

Outside of work Jake manages the Reserve team for Thornbury Town Football Club and likes to get involved with a variety of sports other than football such as Golf, Table Tennis and Snooker.

Elizabeth Guthrie

Elizabeth Guthrie Cert CII

Senior Account Handler

Liz is a certified member of the CII and has 8 years’ experience within the insurance industry. The first 3 years being in Personal Lines Motor and Household for a well-known Insurer and the last 5 in commercial insurance broking. In particular, Liz specialises in Manufacturing and Wholesale businesses in addition to Property Owners, Tradespersons and Retail businesses.

Outside of work, Liz juggles life with her young family and two dogs; enjoying long walks in the countryside and family breaks away.


Victoria Baker

Commercial Account Handler

Vicki joins us with 20 years’ experience in the financial sector.  She started her career for a well-known High Street building Society in 2003 as a Customer Relationship Adviser before progressing into Collections within the motor finance industry back in 2014.  Here she gained a in depth knowledge of financial services industry. She is starting on a new path within the Insurance sector and is studying for her CII Certificate.  Interests outside of work include cooking global cuisines for her family, music and a strong supporter of all breast and ovarian cancer charities.

  • Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute