We get to know Claire Murphy – Client Executive at Broadway Insurance Brokers

We recently welcomed Claire to Broadway’s Corporate Risk team as Client Executive.

Claire arrives at Broadway after several years at Bridge Insurance Brokers, and with this, brings a unique insight for Corporate Risk and Insurance.

We sit down with Claire for 20 quick-fire questions…


Number of years in the industry and what led you to working in the insurance industry?

24 years – I moved ‘up north’ and I fell into the industry when I took up a temp role at an insurance Mutual.


What is the best thing about working in the insurance industry?

Dare I say, it’s interesting!? No two days are the same.


What attracted you to join Broadway Insurance?

The people and the freshness of the business, it feels bright and new.


What three words best describe a career in insurance?

Professional, interesting and BUSY!


Where did you grow up and where do you live now?

I was lucky enough to grow up in the New Forest, Hampshire.  I moved north when I met my then-husband-to-be a million years ago, initially living in Liverpool. We now live in Warrington.


What’s your hidden talent?

I can make a whole packet of biscuits disappear whilst making a cup of tea.


What’s the greatest invention of all time?

Cheese and Wine (can I have two?) I can make them disappear too.


What’s the best advice you were ever given?

Take your chances, you are a long time dead.


What’s your favourite book?

American Dirt – Jeanine Cummins.  

What book are you reading right now?

The Midnight Rose – Lucinda Riley


Where’s your favourite holiday destination?

Spain – My parents lived there for a while so we have spent a lot of time there, I like the real Spain, places like Bilbao and the northern coast but also love a good Benidorm trip too


What country have you always wanted to visit?

Canada – I was born there and left as a baby so I’d like to go back


What’s your greatest fear?

Anything bad happening to anyone I love


What’s your favourite dish to cook?

Enchiladas or anything Mexican actually


What’s your favourite restaurant?

A place on the beach in Limassol, Cyprus that served a big plate of fresh shell on prawns and chips, just nice and simple.  Locally, San Lorenzo in Warrington is good.


What’s your favourite film of all time?

Greatest Showman – love a sing along


What’s the most spontaneous thing you’ve ever done?

Getting a tattoo


Is there a sport you wish you could play?

Football – I was one of the first players in a women’s team locally but was never any good!


What’s your favourite quote?

What’s meant for you won’t pass you by


What’s your guilty pleasure?

Death in Paradise, great Friday night on the sofa viewing


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